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Kosher Champagne Sweetened Lentils Recipe

This Lentil Salad is a great side dish for Roasted Turkey or Roasted Cornish Hens.  The champagne  flavor really makes the dish sound so elegant, don't you agree? 

Champagne Sweetened Lentils
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  • 4-6Servings


  • 2 cups lentils, rinsed
  • 3½ cups water
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, such as Colavita
  • ¼ cup champagne (or white wine)
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder (or 2 teaspoons prepared minced garlic)
  • 2 teaspoons salt


  1. Mix all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, uncovered, over medium-high heat.
  2. Reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until lentils are tender but still hold their shape, and liquid is absorbed.
  3. Transfer to a dish and serve immediately.

Recipe Courtesy of QUICK & KOSHER Recipes From The Bride Who Knew Nothing by Jamie Geller (Feldheim 2007) - BUY NOW