Moroccan Lentils

This recipe is economical, very easy, extremely healthy, and so very tasty! You’ll love it!

Moroccan Lentils

8 cups water
3 teaspoons salt, divided
1 pound dried brown lentils, rinsed, drained

1 cup plus 2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup red wine vinegar ** I use balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons ground cumin, divided
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons chili powder
2 garlic cloves, minced
Directions

Combine 8 cups water and 1 teaspoon salt in heavy large saucepan over high heat. Add lentils; bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer until lentils are tender, about 20 minutes. Drain well; rinse with cold water and drain again. Place in large bowl.

Whisk 1 cup olive oil, vinegar, 2 tablespoons cumin, 2 tablespoons chili powder, garlic, and 1 teaspoon salt in large measuring cup. Pour 1 cup dressing over warm lentils and toss. Cool.

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