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Brown Lentil Cretons: A Delicious Vegan Spread

Cretons, traditionally a Quebec specialty made from pork, are often enjoyed on slices of toast or crackers. This vegan version with brown lentils is a tasty and healthy alternative that will surprise your taste buds while giving you a good dose of protein and fiber. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized to your tastes. So, without further ado, here is how to prepare your own brown lentil cretons!

🔍 Information Details
⏱️ Preparation time 10 minutes
🍳 Cooking time 15 minutes
⏲️ Total time 25 minutes
🔧 Difficulty level Easy
🍽️ Servings 4 people
🔥 Calories (approximate) 180 kcal per serving

Ingredients :

  • 3/4 cup raw brown lentils
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon of nutritional yeast
  • 2 cups of water or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon all-spice

Steps :

And there you have it, you are now ready to enjoy your homemade brown lentil cretons! Feel free to customize the recipe according to your preferences. Good tasting !


Question #1

Can other types of lenses be used?

Answer: Yes, you can use red or green lentils, but this might slightly change the texture and cooking time.

Question #2

How long will this spread last in the refrigerator?

Answer: It will keep for up to a week in an airtight container.

Question #3

Can you freeze brown lentil cretons?

Answer: Yes, this spread can be frozen for up to three months in a freezer-safe container.

Question #4

What are the benefits of brown lentils?

Answer: Brown lentils are rich in protein, fiber and minerals, making them a great choice for a balanced diet.

Question #5

Can we add other spices to the recipe?

Answer: Of course, feel free to personalize the recipe by adding spices like cumin or coriander for a unique flavor.

Question #6

How to serve brown lentil cretons?

Answer: They are great on toast, crackers, or even as a topping for raw vegetables.

Question #7

Is this recipe gluten free?

Answer: Yes, this recipe is gluten-free as long as you use gluten-free tamari and a gluten-free broth.

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