[private]Created by: Chef Keith Snow
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 7 hours
Recommended Beverage: Malbec
This is an easy recipes for those days that you don’t feel like making dinner or there is no time. What could be easier than putting the ingredients in and walking away. Don’t be fooled by the simplicity of this recipe. It packs in a ton of flavor with the slow cooked chicken and vegetables and Earthy lentils.
2 lbs chicken thighs skinless
2 cups lentils 2
2 medium carrots cut 1 inch thick
4 ribs celery cut 1 inch thick
2 medium onion large dice
1 bulb garlic cut in half
2 whole bay leaves
4 sprigs fresh thyme
4 cup water
2 tbs tomato paste
1/4 cup Italian parsley chopped
1. Put the chicken, water, bay leaf, garlic and tomato paste in the crock-pot and cook for 6 hours on low, covered.
2. After 6 hours turn the heat to medium high allow to get hot and add the carrots, celery, onion, thyme and cook for another hour on medium high
3. Add the lentils and cook for another 30 minutes add parsley, season to taste and serve.