French Lentils with Broiled Goat Cheese

This delicious vegetarian entrée is packed with tender lentils, creamy goat cheese, earthy spinach, and perfectly bitter broccoli rabe. Cooking each element separately ensures that every component is perfectly prepared. When serving, be sure each plate gets a bit of goat cheese for a savory tang that balances the lentils and vegetables.

French Lentils with Broiled Goat Cheese

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  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: 45 minutes
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  • 1 cup puy lentils, rinsed
  • 1 small bunch broccoli rabe, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, divided 
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups spinach 
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 6 oz soft goat cheese


1) Place 1 cup lentils in a Suvie rice pot (black handles) with 3 cups water and 1 tsp salt. Cover pot with lid, and place inside the Suvie Starch Cooker, ensuring pot is centered on the hot plate. Input settings and cook now.

Suvie Starch Cooker Settings

Slow Cook, High, 30 minutes 

2) In a Suvie pan, stir together 1 bunch chopped broccoli rabe, 2 tsp olive oil, 1 sliced shallot, ¼ tsp kosher salt, and ¼ tsp ground black pepper. Place pan in bottom of Suvie

3)  Place spinach, 2 sliced garlic cloves, 1 tsp olive oil, and a pinch of salt In a second Suvie pan and place pan in top zone of Suvie. Input settings and cook now.

Suvie Cook Settings

Bottom Zone: Roast at 375°F for 25 minutes 

Top Zone: Roast at 375°F for 15 minutes 

4) Afterwards, remove pans from Suvie. Drain water from lentils. In a Suvie pan, stir together lentils, broccoli rabe, 1 tsp red wine vinegar, and spinach. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Dollop goat cheese on top and return to Suvie. Broil for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.


Nutritional Information per serving (4 servings per recipe): Calories 290, Total Fat 10g, Total Carbohydrates 33g, Total Sodium 460mg, Total Protein 19g.

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