Lentil Balls

Lentil Balls

1 cup red lentil

1 cup fine bulgur

1 medium onion, finely chopped

1/2 cup parsley, finely chopped

1 teaspoon cumin

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1/2 cup olive oil

1 teaspoon himalayan sea salt

juice of one lemon


1-In a medium size pot, cook lentils with 2 1/2 cups of water on medium low heat, stirring occasionaly.

2-When lentils are cooked and only a small amount of water left in the bowl, add bulgur and cook until all water is absorbed for about 5 minutes. Cover and sit for 20 minutes until bulgur is very soft.

3-In a seperate pan, saute the onions with olive oil until soft and golden.

4-Add in the tomato paste, cumin, salt and pepper to sauted onions.

5-Add the onion mixture to the lentil mixture andcook for another 10 minutes.

5-Remove from heat, cover and let sit for about an hour.

6-Add in the chopped parsley to the cooled mixture, mixing gently.

7-Roll into small balls and serve with lettuce leaves.