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lentil in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlentillen‧til /ˈlentl, -təl/ noun [countable]  DFFHBPa small round seed like a bean, dried and used for food
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lentilAdd lentils, thyme, and bay leaf.Cover with lightly salted water to cover lentils by 1 inch.A handful of poxy tents sold greasy lentil pilaf to the worst kind of industry lackey.Further away in commercialisation terms, work on lentils at Reading University suggests that following wheat crops would have lower N requirements.Add the lentils, broth, tomatoes and their juice, water, bay leaf, black pepper and salt.Simmer for 25-60 minutes, depending on the quality and freshness of the lentils, until tender but not too soft.Serve the salmon on the lentils and sprinkle over the fresh chervil or dill and pink peppercorns.Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the lentils are tender.