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Sweet and Sour Lentils, with fried egg

Sweet Sour Lentils

My first foray into the Instant Pot world...
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CourseMain Course
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes


  • 200 gr Carrots
  • 200 gr Rutabaga
  • 200 gr Spring Onions
  • 200 gr Celery
  • 1 Onion
  • 2 sprigs of Rosemary stripped and chopped finely
  • 200 gr smoked Bacon
  • 2 cups Lentils green Le Puy lentils
  • 800 ml stock chicken, veal, vegetable, whatever
  • 200 ml White Wine Vinegar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Dice vegetables in a 5 mm dice and slice spring onions finely
  • Cut bacon into thin strips
  • Saute bacon in the Instant Pot on the saute setting
  • Add chopped vegetables and washed lentils
  • Add water, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper
  • Set Instant Pot to pressure cooking for 13 min
  • Opt for slow cool down or pressure cook for 15 min if you use the fast cool down method
  • Stir the lentils and adjust seasoning - and acidity - to taste
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Sour Lentils
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2659 Calories from Fat 765
% Daily Value*
Fat 85g131%
Saturated Fat 28g175%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 4922mg214%
Potassium 6624mg189%
Carbohydrates 336g112%
Fiber 138g575%
Sugar 70g78%
Protein 135g270%
Vitamin A 38290IU766%
Vitamin C 132mg160%
Calcium 628mg63%
Iron 36mg200%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.