Instant Pot Lentils

You can make these Instant Pot Lentils and get a healthy side dish in only 9 minutes!

The lentils are part of the legume family. They exist in many varieties, but the most common are browns and greens.

Present in many traditional and comforting dishes, lentils are nutritious and delicious, very low in fat, but full of protein.

If you are into lentils, you should try this Instant Pot Lentil Curry.

If you are into simple and healthy pressure cooker recipes, you should try this Instant Pot Farro.

How to cook brown lentils?

8 minutes – just as I did for this recipe, since I’m using brown lentils.

How to cook green lentils?

Cook in the Instant Pot for 8 minutes and than do a quick pressure release.

How to cook black lentils?

Cook in the Instant Pot for 8 minutes and than do a quick pressure release.

How to cook red lentils?

Cook in the Instant Pot for 5 minutes and than do a quick pressure release.

 

Instant pot lentils
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: international
Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 9 minutes
Servings: -4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup brown lentil
  • 1 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  • Place all the ingredients in the Instant Pot
  • Close the lid and cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.
  • When cooking time ends, do a quick pressure release.
  • Open the lid and enjoy :]

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