Green Lentil Curry

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Green Lentil Curry
 
This recipe with fill your home with delightful aromas to get you going. Once you taste it, your mouth will fill with the same delight. Goes wonderful with Salmon! Make ahead and enjoy later.
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Recipe type: side
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
  • 2 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seed
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste mixed with 1 tablespoon of water
  • 1 ¼ cups dried green lentils
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup spinach, finely chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Salt
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine the ginger, garlic, coriander and ground cumin. Stir in ¼ cup of water to make a paste. In a small skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the cumin seeds and cook over moderately high heat for 5 seconds, just until sizzling. Add the shallot and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add the spice paste and let cook until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 2 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste and cook until thick, about 1 minute longer.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the lentils with the turmeric and 5 cups of broth; bring to a boil. Cover partially and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes, until the lentils are barely tender. Add the peas, spinach, carrot, three-fourths of the cilantro and the cayenne and season with salt. Cook until the lentils and vegetables are tender, 15 minutes. Scrape in the spice paste and the remaining cilantro. Simmer for 5 minutes, then serve.

 

Lamb Loin Stuffed Spinach Cheese Spiral

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Lamb Loin Stuffed Spinach Cheese Spiral
 
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Recipe type: Main
Ingredients
  • 10oz Lamb Loins split carefully down middle to lay flat and pound till flat. Set aside
  • 5oz Raw Cheddar Cheese or organic if can’t find raw.
  • Hand full of fresh baby spinach
  • Marinade:
  • ⅓ C Olive Oil
  • 2 T Sesame oil
  • 1 T Nama Shoy
  • 2 T Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 T Lemon Juice
  • 2 T fresh Oregano chopped
  • 2 t finely chopped garlic
  • 1 t Red Pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Wisk well all marinade ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. After pounding the loin flat, place in Ziplock bags, pour the marinade in the bags with loins and make sure the marinade covers all the loins evenly. Lock the bags and lay flat in the refrigerator overnight. Meanwhile, prep the cheese to be ready for rolling the next day. Thinly slice the cheese long length, about 4 to 5 slices per loin. Store in refrigerator till next day
  3. About 30 minutes before serving, remove loins from marinade, lay flat on board.
  4. First place baby spinach flat on the loin followed by the cheese slices. Roll the loin with the spinach and cheese from the long end till you reach the other end.
  5. You have two options for preparing”
  6. ) Slice in ⅓ inchs and lay flat on serving plate raw.
  7. ) Before slicing, place toothpics to secure the roll, lightly sear on med heat till lightly browned. Then slice and place on serving plate rare.
  8. These make wonderful appetizers to pass around on a nice serving tray garnished with fresh oregano springs or fresh thyme leaves. As a Main course, it is very savory and beautiful looking on your plate.
  9. Enjoy!!