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Spanish   -   Cocido De Lentejas   adapted from The Complete Spanish Cookbook

  • 9 Ounces Brown Lentils
  • 1 Medium Onion -- chopped
  • 8 Ounces Chorizo -- sliced
  • 1 Medium Bay Leaf
  • Salt -- to taste
  • 4 1/2 Cups Water
  • Pepper -- to taste
  • 2 Slices White Bread -- crusts removed
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 4 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 2 Ounces Bacon -- finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Sweet Paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons Parsley -- chopped
Directions Thoroughly rinse lentils and place in large saucepan with onion, chorizo, salt, bay leaf and water. Bring to boil. Simmer gently for 30 minutes until lentils are tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Fry bread in olive oil until crisp and golden, then chop into coarse crumbs. Fry garlic and bacon together until crisp. Add paprika and stir in crumbs. Garnish lentils with fried stuff and parsley.
Serves 5
Time to Make 0:00

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