Risotto with Red Lentils and Asparagus

Here's how you can make risotto with red lentils and asparagus.  Prepare the soffritto using butter (2 tbsp), extra virgin olive oil (2 tbsp), a chopped shallots and some garlic. Then mix in the risotto rice (I used approximately 300 g of Vialone Nano variety) to give the grains an olive oil coating.
After couple of minutes or so, add 1/2 dl of lentils and 6-8 chopped asparagus. Now start stirring gently but constantly, and gradually pour in small amounts of chicken or vegetable stock (1,5 l or less). Repeat until the rice is al dente and risotto is creamy. Finally, stir in a knob of butter and some grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

Can someone explain me why GoGreen Ab calls orange lentils red lentils?!

I sprinkled some extra virgin olive oil on top of my risotto with red lentils and asparagus.

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