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Chicken With Green Lentils

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“If you read through my recipes you will find a number of recipes using lentils. Over the past year or so of eating a healthier diet I have come to know and enjoy lentils a great deal. So, when I see a new recipe involving lentils I like to add it to my collection. This one I found in the Winter 2008 version of the BBC Easy Cook magazine. The recipe says that it is able to be frozen.”

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  1. Fry the bacon quickly in the oil, then lift onto a plate.
  2. Add the chicken and brown on each side. Set aside with the bacon.
  3. Tip the onion and garlic into the pan and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the flour and tomato paste, then stir over a low heat for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the wine, stock, lentils and thyme.
  6. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Stir in the mushrooms, bacon and chicken.
  8. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes, until the lentils are tender and the chicken cooked.
  9. Season and serve.

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