How To Cook Lentils on the Stovetop Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn - Dried lentils are a year-round staple in our pantry, essential for rounding out salads during hot weather and hearty soups in the winter months. Regardless of the season, their quick-cooking, no-soak-required nature makes them ideal for healthy weeknight meals. Worried about mushy lentils? We have a trick for that, too.
Ingredients 1/2 cup dry split peas, sorted and rinsed 1/2 cup dried lentils, sorted and rinsed 1/3 cup beef bouillon granules 1/4 cup pearl barley 1/4 cup dried minced onion 2 teaspoons McCormick’s Italian seasoning 1 cup small pasta 1 pound ground beef 3