Red Lentil Crusted Albacore Tuna with Beluga Lentil and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette
Apr11

Red Lentil Crusted Albacore Tuna with Beluga Lentil and Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette

Araxi Chef Quang Dang created this albacore tuna dish a few years ago for a national lentil contest. It’s easy, gluten free and very creative!  1 small albacore tuna loin, trimmed 2 cups (500 mL) red lentils, ground in a spice grinder then sifted 2 Tbsp (30 mL)   salt 2 Tbsp (30 mL) black pepper, finely ground 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil In a bowl, combine lentils, salt and pepper. Using a baking sheet, evenly spread out the...

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Sweet Potato and Curried Red Lentil Pizza
Mar18

Sweet Potato and Curried Red Lentil Pizza

A high protein, utterly delicious new way of making a pizza. ¾ cup (180 mL) dry red lentils 1½ (375 mL) cups water 1 Tbsp (15 mL)  olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, chopped ½ small eggplant, diced 1 lb (500 g) sweet potato, cubed 1 can (28 oz – 796 mL) Italian Style diced tomatoes, un-drained 1 tsp (5 mL) ground ginger 1½ (7 mL) tsp curry powder 1½ tbsp (22 mL) ground cumin Salt and pepper to taste 1 (12 inch)...

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The Great Canadian Beluga Lentil Burger – A Whale of a Burger
Jan09

The Great Canadian Beluga Lentil Burger – A Whale of a Burger

As one of Quebec’s top chefs, when Charles Part of the legendary Les Fougères dubbed this a “Whale of a Burger”, I listened.  Then I read…and headed to my local lentil purveyor immediately.  You could substitute dried cranberries (Canadian-only please) for the apricots or serve it in a flatbread as a wrap.  Brilliant! Charles and his wife/partner Jennifer Warren Part have an attachment to their environment is strongly reflected in the...

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