You are here: Home » Recipes » Luxurious Lentils Luxurious Lentils Recipe by pribila Yield 6-8 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups lentils1 1/2 cups leeks, washed & cut into 1/4" dice1 cup carrots, peels & cut into 1/4" dice1 large stalk celery, finely diced2 pieces bay leaves2 teaspoons reduced sodium chicken Better than Boullion1/2 cup reduced sodium chicken broth2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon fresh thyme, finely chopped4 cups finely shredded fresh baby spinach, thoroughly washed and drained Instructions Pour enough cold water over the lentils, leeks, carrots, celery, and bay leaves in a 3-quart saucepan to cover by three fingers. Add Better than Boullion and bring to a boil over high heat. Adjust the heat so the water is at a gentle boil and cook until the lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Drain the lentils, discard the bay leaves, and transfer to a large skillet. Pour in the chicken stock, olive oil, thyme and season lightly with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook until the liquid is reduced enough to coat the lentils, about 3 minutes. Scatter the spinach over the lentils and toss just until the spinach is wilted, about 1 minute. Taste and add salt and pepper if necessary. Serve immediately.