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Ingredients

2 1/2 cups cooked green lentils (can also use canned lentils)
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil (chopped)
8 ounces of cream cheese (softened)
1/2 tsp. seasoned black pepper
2 tsp. sun-dried tomato oil (from the jar of sun-dried tomatoes)
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning

Preparation

1
o prepare dried green lentils: Rinse 1 cup of lentils in a strainer under running water to remove dust and debris
2
In a sauce pan add 3 cups of water for every 1 cup of dried lentils
3
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer until tender (about 20 minutes)
4
Let cool completely. They can also be made a day or two in advance and kept in the fridge
5
**NOTE** be sure to add salt AFTER cooking to prevent the lentils from being tough
6
**If you are using canned lentils, be sure to rinse them well before adding to the recipe**
7
For the cream cheese balls: Place softened cream cheese in a bowl
8
Using a hand held mixer, whip until smooth and fluffy
9
Add chopped sun-dried tomatoes, oil, pepper and seasonings
10
Mix well
11
Add cold lentils, and mix well
12
Place in fridge to chill. If you are in a hurry, place bowl into freezer for about 10 minutes (don't forget about it in there...or it will freeze)
13
Using a 2 inch scoop, scoop out the balls and place them on a serving tray
14
They can be used as is, or placed on top of a cracker
15
ENJOY!!
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Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:09am

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