Lentils with spiedini

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 ounce Olive oil
½ ounce Prosciutto -- minced
½ pounds Lentils -- soak overnight
2 ounces Carrot -- minced
2 ounces Celery -- minced
2 ounces Onion -- minced
10 ounces Chicken stock
1 pinch Salt
1 pinch Black pepper
8 Wooden skewers
1½ pounds Boneless skinless chicken
Breasts -- cut in 1"
Cubes
2 Peppers -- cut in 1"
Squares
½ Loaf Italian bread, crust
Removed -- cut in 1"
Cubes
1 pounds Italian sausage -- cut in 1"
Pieces
Additonal olive oil for
Brushing skewers

STEP ONE: Prepare Lentils-- To prepare lentils, heat 1 ounce olive oil in sauce pot. Add prosciutto and cook over medium heat until slightly brown. Add drained lentils and stir to coat with olive oil.

Add minced vegetables and lightly saute over medium heat about 2 to 3 minutes. Add chicken stock and simmer on low heat until lentils are soft. Season. Set aside.

STEP TWO: Prepare Spiedini (skewers)-- To prepare spiedini, skewer in following order: chicken, pepper, chicken, bread, sausage, bread, chicken, pepper, chicken. Lightly brush assembled skewers in olive oil. Grill over low fire until golden brown and cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Serve on bed of lentils.

Recipe By : Vince Tyler of Carlucci in Rosemont (Chicago), IL From: Marjorie Scofield Date: 10-08-95 (19:58) (160) Fido: Recipes

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