Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew

Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew
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What Started it all:
Lentils, Broccoli, salt, pressure cooker

This Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew is a hearty and flavorful dish that will warm your soul. It’s perfect for feeding a hungry crowd and will leave everyone feeling satisfied.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of lentils
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in the pressure cooker over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped broccoli florets and sauté for a few minutes until they start to soften.
  3. Pour in the lentils and stir to combine with the broccoli.
  4. Add enough water to cover the lentils and broccoli, and then some.
  5. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Close the pressure cooker and cook on high pressure for about 12-15 minutes.
  7. Once the pressure is released, carefully open the cooker and give the stew a good stir.
  8. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  9. Serve the Italian Lentil and Broccoli Stew hot, garnished with a drizzle of olive oil and freshly ground black pepper.

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