This weekend was quite a busy one… Friday night was my mom’s retirement party and a friend’s 30th birthday party. I had a meeting Saturday morning and then spent a good chunk of the day hanging out with a college friend in Red Wing before heading over to another friend’s house for movie night. Today I had a four hour long feminist activist meeting. It’s been an enjoyable and productive weekend, but I didn’t have a ton of time to cook, so I was glad to have bookmarked this lentil spread some time ago – it’s perfect for busy days/weekends because it takes very little time to prepare.
Indian Spiced Lentil Sandwich Spread
- 1 cup cooked lentils, mashed (pink lentils cook very quickly; brown and green take a bit longer)
- 1/4 cup vegetable stock or broth
- 4 garlic cloves, pressed
- 2 tsp ground coriander
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- salt and pepper to taste
- Combine all ingredients in a small pan and cook for 5 minutes.
Add as much vegetable stock/broth as you need to get it all to stick together so you can use it on a sandwich. You can eat this warm or chill it. This was delicious with a bit of spicy mustard and spinach on top, but feel free to use whatever suits your fancy.
Source: Adapted from Food.com