Lentils and Brussels Sprouts skillet is a delicious way of incorporating filling lentils and healthy vegetables into your weeknight meals or meatless mondays. Very quick to prepare the Lentils and Brussels Sprouts are great on their own or as a side to your favourite protein | Imagelicious
Course Main Course
Keyword Brussels Sprouts, Lentils and Brussels Sprouts, Lentils Skillet
Cook lentils: place 1 cup of green lentils into a medium size pot, cover with 3 cups of boiling water, close lid and simmer on medium until water is absorbed and lentils are cooked, about 15-20 minutes. You may have some water left, if that is the case, just drain and cool a little bit.
While lentils are cooking prepare the brussels sprouts. Wash them thoroughly. Chop 1/4 inch off the end, peel outer leaves and cut in half.
Half an onion and slice into thin half moons.
Thinly slice garlic cloves.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet, add onions, garlic and sauté for 3-4 minutes until soft.
Add chili flakes if using and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
Add prepared brussels sprouts and cook mixing occasionally for 5-10 minutes until brussels sprouts begin to caramelize and are crisp tender.
Add cooked lentils and cook for another 5 minutes until everything is mixed together and heated through.
Add salt, pepper and more chili flakes if needed to taste.