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Hearty Lentils


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  • Bag of dried Goya lentils
  • Yellow onions
  • Carrots
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Worcestershire sauce (optional)


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Caramelize the onions in the bottom of the pot with a touch of oil.

Step 2

Empty the lentils in the pot with water.

Step 3

Peel and cut up carrots and dump them into the pot.

Step 4

Cook until the lentils are a bit mushy with a fork.

Step 5

Sprinkle salt, pepper, and Worcestershire sauce in the pot or your bowl.

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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