Warm Lentils with Radishes

 Delicious, Quick Side Dishes

Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 cup French green lentils (7 ounces)

  • Salt

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 small shallot (thinly sliced)

  • 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • ½ cup thinly sliced radishes

  • 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley


  1. In a medium saucepan, cover the lentils with 2 inches of water and bring to a boil. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Simmer the lentils over low heat, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain and transfer to a bowl.

  2. Heat the olive oil in the saucepan. Add the shallot and cook over moderate heat until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in the lentils and remove from the heat. Add the vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the radishes and parsley, transfer to bowls and serve.

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