Brussels sprouts flourish this time of year. Put this hearty winter veggie and beluga lentils together in this delicious and nutritious vegetarian meal tossed with a simple balsamic vinegar dressing.
- Cover the lentils with water in a medium pot. Cook, covered, for 20 minutes until tender. At the meantime, bring a large pot of water to boil. Add salt to taste and brussels sprouts. Cook for 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
- Slice the sundried tomatoes and finely dice the shallot. Melt the ghee in a skillet. Add in diced shallot and stir until aromatic. Add in brussels sprouts and cook for 3 minutes. Now add in sliced tomatoes and raisins and cook 3 more minutes.
- Pour in apple juice and chicken broth and cook 3 more minutes. Fold in lentils, season with maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. Toss gently to combine. Garnish with parsley and serve.