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Easy Lentil Bowl with Sunny Egg & Spicy Harissa

Easy Lentil Bowl with Sunny Egg & Harissa, a simple lentil bowl with farro, onion, arugula and sun dried tomatoes topped with a sunny egg and spicy harissa

Easy Lentil Bowl with Sunny Egg & Harissa, a simple lentil bowl with farro, onion, arugula and sun dried tomatoes topped with a sunny egg and spicy harissa.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. First, cook farro or grain of your choice (follow package instructions) and lentil. In general, 1 cup lentils or grains needs 2 cups of water. Bring water and lentil/grains to a boil, then cover a simmer over low heat until soft, about 20 minutes.
  2. While lentils and farro is cooking, heat olive oil over medium heat in large pot or dutch oven. Add sliced onions, cooking 3-5 minutes or until beginning to soften. Stir in lentils and then add cumin, curry powder, paprika, turmeric and sun dried tomatoes. Cook 1-2 minutes more, then reduce heat to low to keep hot until grain is finished.
  3. Once grain is done cooking and strained of excess water, stir in with lentils and add arugula or other leaf vegetable.
  4. Remove from heat and scoop lentil and farro mixture into bowls.
  5. Heat butter in small pan over medium heat. Add egg and heat until white is fully cooked but yolk is running (about 5 minutes).
  6. Top lentils with fried egg and 1 tbsp harissa sauce.

Notes

This recipe is highly customizable, so feel free to play with spice amounts and whatever vegetables you have on hand.

Leftovers & Storage: Leftover lentil mixture can be refrigerated for up to five days. Fry a new egg when heating up leftovers.

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