Lentils are pan-toasted with a cayenne and parsley seasoning to make nutty popped lentils, a quick and easy, gluten-free snack.
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1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
300g dry lentils
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 teaspoon dried parsley, or to taste
Method Prep:5min › Cook:10min › Ready in:15min
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Pour in lentils; cook and stir constantly until plump and coated with oil, about 5 minutes. Stir in cayenne pepper, salt and pepper until lentils are brown around the edges, 5 to 7 minutes. Mix in parsley; remove popped lentils from pan and serve.