Greek Instant Pot Lentils (Recipe)

Jan 4, 2022

Greek Instant Pot Lentils (Recipe)


✅ 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (I use Kasandrinos)

✅ 2 onions, grated

✅ 3 garlic cloves, minced

✅ 2 carrots, grated

✅ 2 sticks celery, diced

✅ 1 teaspoon salt
✅ 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

✅ 1 Tbsp tomato paste

✅ 2 orange slices, peel and flesh

✅ 2 bay leaves

✅ 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

✅ 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

✅ 2 cups dried brown lentils, washed and stones removed

✅ 2 tomatoes, grated

✅ 2 1/2 cups water


1️⃣ Set Instant Pot to Saute. Add olive oil and wait 30 seconds to heat up.

2️⃣ Add onion, garlic, carrots, celery, salt, pepper, and saute for 2 minutes.

3️⃣ Add tomato paste, orange slices, bay leaves, cinnamon, red pepper flakes and saute for 1 more minute.

4️⃣ Add lentils, grated tomato, and water. Stir well. Secure cover on Instant Pot.

5️⃣ Set manual time to 22 minutes on Sealing. Once done quick release pressure and serve.


Servings : 6
Ready in : 60 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Sides
Recipe Type : Cheap Eats, Instant Pot, Taverna, Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient : Garlic, Lentils, Olive Oil, Oranges

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