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YEMISIR WOT (BERBERE LENTILS)

Our Ethiopian berbere lentils are a plant-based dish with Ethiopian inspiration.  The traditional name for it is yemisir wot.  This simple yet tasty dish can be eaten alone with couscous or with a salad/greens.

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YEMISIR WOT (BERBERE LENTILS)
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  1. In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium. Add onions. Cook, stirring, for about 8 minutes.
  2. Stir in berbere, ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add lentils. Cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
  4. Add 3 cups of water. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  5. Simmer, stirring often and adding water if needed, until lentils disintegrate and mixture is a thick stew, about 30 minutes. Taste; season with salt.
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