Monthly Archives February 2014

Lentils and Figatellu – worth the try!

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Another delicious and typical Corsican speciality.
Figatellu being very popular/savoury and can be tasted in various ways. This particular recipe is handy and quick, also ideal over the winter months.

Preparation: 10mins

Cooking: 30mins

Ingredients:

– 500grs green lentils

– 1 big onion

panzetta (thick bacon)

– 1 figatellu

– tomato paste, bay leaf, salt, pepper, thyme, sunflower oil

Preparation:
Cook lentils for around 20mins, drain and reserve the cooking water. Cut panzetta into pieces and brown the onion. Cut the figatellu into biggish pieces. In a casserole dish, brown the panzetta and onion in a little oil. Add the tomato paste and the pieces of figatellu, leave to cook for a few minutes.
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