Tag: basil

Marinated Lentils with Spiced Walnuts and Basil

Recipe by Molly Baz in Cook This Book  

Talk about an easy way to flavor your lentils!  The walnut oil is warm and earthy, until you get a hint of sweet from the golden raisins. Finishing this dish with good quality feta and literally lotsa basil balances the dish so it’s not too heavy. I love this even the next day, when the flavors really come together. I’d highly recommend enjoying this as your lunch or mid-afternoon snack.

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Farro with Toasted Fennel, Lemon, and Basil

Recipe by Alison Roman in Nothing Fancy

I’ll be honest – I didn’t think I’d like this recipe as much as I did. However, the fennel and lemon pairing is so surprisingly tasty! Plus, there’s something magical that happens to these flavors when heat is thrown into the mix. Both the fennel and lemon can sometimes be quite strong, but let them cook on the stovetop together and their flavors settle a bit. 

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