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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
What I use

What I use

Chop green onions

Chop green onions

Done! Put in Bowl #1

Done! Put in Bowl #1

Chop the ends off the sweet onions

Chop the ends off the sweet onions

Peel off the exterior layer plus 1 extra layer

Peel off the exterior layer plus 1 extra layer

Slice into fourths

Slice into fourths

Chop up with the chopper or dice with your chef knife

Chop up with the chopper or dice with your chef knife

Put in Bowl #1 with the green onions

Put in Bowl #1 with the green onions

Chop up some carrots (I used baby carrots - normal ones work just fine)

Chop up some carrots (I used baby carrots - normal ones work just fine)

Add to Bowl #1

Add to Bowl #1

Measure out Lentils - (I typically use 2 cups = 8-16 servings)

Measure out Lentils - (I typically use 2 cups = 8-16 servings)

Rinse the lentils - put in Bowl #2

Rinse the lentils - put in Bowl #2

Wash your celery

Wash your celery

Chop the ends off of the celery

Chop the ends off of the celery

Chop each celery up

Chop each celery up

Add all to Bowl #3.  You may also chop tomatoes, cauliflower, chorizo links cut into 1/2 pieces, and add here as well.

Add all to Bowl #3. You may also chop tomatoes, cauliflower, chorizo links cut into 1/2 pieces, and add here as well.

Add about 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil to the inside of the pressure cooker

Add about 2 tablespoons of Olive Oil to the inside of the pressure cooker

Enough to look like this

Enough to look like this

Add Bowl #1 (green onions, sweet onions, carrots) to the pressure cooker.

Add Bowl #1 (green onions, sweet onions, carrots) to the pressure cooker.

Put on High Heat and saut\u00e9 Bowl #1 contents for 5 minutes stirring every so often

Put on High Heat and sauté Bowl #1 contents for 5 minutes stirring every so often

Saut\u00e9ed and ready!

Sautéed and ready!

Add lentils

Add lentils

Add celery plus any other veggies or additions you'd like to add. Also add the bay leaf here for flavoring.

Add celery plus any other veggies or additions you'd like to add. Also add the bay leaf here for flavoring.

Add hot water from the faucet  - enough to cover everything plus an extra inch. Usually comes out to about 6 cups.

Add hot water from the faucet - enough to cover everything plus an extra inch. Usually comes out to about 6 cups.

Add beef cubes or other meat cubes if desired. Or use chicken stock instead of water for the meat flavor

Add beef cubes or other meat cubes if desired. Or use chicken stock instead of water for the meat flavor

Add some pepper

Add some pepper

Stir once

Stir once

Cover the pressure cooker and bring to high heat.

Cover the pressure cooker and bring to high heat.

When the orange pressure regulator pops up, lower the heat to medium and let cook under pressure for about 8 minutes.

Turn off the heat after 8-10 minutes. If you want it to be less soupy, can cook for 10-15 minutes.

Using a wooden spatula, gently press on the pressure control valve (on the center of the lid) to allow all of the steam/pressure to escape until the orange pressure regulator goes back down.

Open pressure cooker lid (careful with the steam! It burns!) and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Serve with rice, other veggies, and some fish or meat. Bom appetite!

  • 1.0bnch Pressure cooker
  • 2.0c Goya Lentils
  • 1.0 Sweet onion
  • 2.0bnch Green onions
  • 1.0bnch Celery
  • 2.0bnch Carrots
  • 1.0 Bay leaf
  • 2.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • 1.0 Black pepper
  • 4.0 Meat cubes
  • 1.0 Cutting board
  • 1.0 Chef knife
  • 1.0 Wooden spatula/spoon
  • 6.0c Water
  • 3.0 Bowls