Baked BBQ'd Lentils Lentils with a Cowboy Twist

Egyptian Food and Recipes



* 3 cups water

* 2 cups dried brown lentils

* 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided

* 1 cup diced onion

* 2/3 cup ketchup

* 1/3 cup maple syrup

* 1/4 cup prepared mustard

* 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

* 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

* 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

* 1/4 teaspoon black pepper






Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Combine water, lentils, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes. Drain lentils in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.


Combine lentils and diced onion in an 11x7-inch baking dish. Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, reserved cooking liquid, ketchup, and the remaining ingredients. Pour the ketchup mixture over the lentil mixture, stirring to combine. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.


Last Updated: June 6th, 2011