No matter what dish you're preparing with orange lentils, keep in mind that it will become ready 2 times faster than brown lentils and you need to be careful not to boil it too long. For this reason orange lentils are more appropriate for making cream soups and because of their specific color are also preferred for salads. Here are several easy recipes with orange lentils:
Orange Lentil Cream Soup
Preparation: Put the lintels that have been washed beforehand with the onions and garlic to boil. Once ready, mix everything, and add the tomato that's been mixed with the paprika and flour into the cream soup. If the mixture ends up too thick, you can add a little hot water. Finally add the salt and ginger, then serve the soup sprinkled with the cubes of tomato in it.
Salad with Orange Lentils and Vegetables
Preparation: Boil the washed lentils until fully ready, drain and let cool. To it add the vegetables that have been cut into strips or cubes, as well as the spices, with the quantities depending on your taste. Mix everything well, leave the salad for 30 min. in the refrigerator and serve sprinkled with parsley.
Salad with Orange Lentils, Rice and Green Beans
Ingredients: 2/3 cup orange lentils, 2/3 cup long grain rice, 4/5 cup green beans, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, parsley, dill.
Preparation: Boil the lentils and rice in 2 separate containers and once ready, leave them to cool. Combine them in a large bowl, add the green beans and stir everything thoroughly. Add the listed spices at the end, the amounts depending on your taste. Sprinkle with the finely chopped dill and parsley.