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Buttered balsamic lentils with spinach & garlic

Petite Kitchen

Prep 2-3 Minutes
Cook 10 Minutes
Serves: 2

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This one pot wonder is so incredibly easy to make and is absolutely bursting with flavor. The garlic infused lentils make this dish some-what hearty and filling, when cooked with the wilted spinach. Each mouthful leaves a delicious buttery yet tangy taste lingering in your mouth, leaving you wanting more.


2 cans of lentils, drained and rinsed
3 tbsp butter (or olive oil)
6 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
4 large handfuls of baby spinach, or regular spinach roughly chopped
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
juice of a lemon
sea salt


In a large skillet on medium heat, melt the butter until sizzling. Add the lentils, garlic, spinach, balsamic vinegar, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss the lentils around in the butter. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until it smells nutty and fragrant. Squeeze over the lemon juice then serve.

Serves 4 as a side, or 2 as a light meal

*gluten free
*grain free
*wheat free

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