In a large pan, heat the oil over medium heat and fry the onions, carrots & celery until the onion has softened and turned translucent. Add the garlic and herbs and stir for about one minute. Pour in the lentils and add Pinto’s Pride Chicken Spoon Stock and the Mayor Polpa. Season to taste. Bring to a boil, reduce heat & simmer for at least 1 hour or until lentils are tender. Stir in the juice of the lemon, garnish with parsley & serve.
Mixed Bean Salad
Drain all the legumes and place in a large bowl. Finely chop the onion and the parsley and add to the bowl. In a separate bowl mix the olive oil with the lemon juice. Add the fresh garlic and season well with salt and pepper. Mix everything together. Serve as a side dish with meat or fish.