Lenticchie in Umido

Stewed Lentils

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This dish is traditionally served with cotechino sausage (see “Cotechino con Lenticchie e Salsa Verde”) for the New Year. For best results, use the firm, brownish-green lenticchie del Castelluccio, an IGP lentil grown in the high plains of Castelluccio di Norcia, located between Le Marche and Umbria in central Italy. This variety of lentil remains firm when cooked but has a tender skin and an exceptionally earthy, sweet flavor. In addition to