lentils

  1. cupcakechef

    Recipe Lentil Blondies

    I wanted to find a way of using lentils in a dessert (crazy, I know) and I found this recipe online which I am keen to try. Not only does it use lentils in a sweet context but it's also vegan and gluten free. You can find the original source here...
  2. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Vegan Red Lentil and Red Pepper Indian Curry

    This is one of my creations that has not only worked out really well but is also surprisingly low calorie, packed with protein and quite substantial. It will serve 6-8 without rice quite generously, so you may need to adjust the quantities and you are going to need a large pan! The list of...
  3. winterybella

    Recipe Mushroom, Lemon and Lentil Salad

    I'm not big on salads with peas, but I feel like @SatNavSaysStraightOn and @Duck59 and those who are vegetarian or vegan might like this. Of course it also seems like a good dish for the The CookingBites Recipe Challenge. Ingredients ½ cup French Lentils 2 cups water 1 tbs olive oil 300g mix...
  4. cupcakechef

    Your best lentil soup recipe?

    One of my NY resolutions needs to be to use up things I have in my pantry, rather than just letting them hide out in the dark depths of it, never to be used... Speaking of that, I have a big bag of red lentils (probably about a kilogram worth!) and I was thinking I should use it to make some...
  5. Duck59

    Recipe Miser Wat - Ethiopian lentil stew

    While Ethiopian and Eritrean food can be heavy on the meat, there are "fasting foods" that are entirely vegetarian. There's quite a lot of them, too. One I like is this spicy lentil stew. 4 Tbsp. olive oil 1 large onion 2 tomatoes 1 tsp. garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced 2 Tbsp...
  6. C

    Recipe Sprout Omelette

    Sprouts for Breakfast! Ingredients: 1 Cup of Lentil Sprouts or 1 Cup of Peasant Mix and/or 1/4 - 1/2 Cup Onion Sprouts and/or 1/2 cup of Sunflower Greens Eggs with whatever else you like to put in them: Peppers, Tomatoes, Cheese, etc. Preparation: Prepare an omelette and fill with sprouts or...
  7. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Recipe Black Eyed Bean and Lentil Soup with Sriracha Tadka

    I vaguely recall promising to write up some recipes with black eyed beans in them. It is still on my list of things to do but I have been source tracked recently by some family issues. However, I spotted this recipe this morning and thought it looked great. It is from Vegan Richa's blog and I...
  8. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Legumes, Pulses, Beans, Peas and Lentils.

    I have been asked what the difference between a bean, a pea and a lentil is and I have to confess I didn't really know. I just knew that they were all different and that a lentil was not a pea, just as a pea is not a bean. It was even harder explaining the difference between a legume and a...
  9. Dianemwj

    Recipe Lentil Bulgur Salad

    1 1/2 cups boiling water 1 1/2 cups medium grind bulgur 5 cups water 1 or 2 large bay leaves 1 1/2 cups dry green lentils, rinsed and examined well for stones (I found two the last time I made this) 1 large cucumber, seeded, diced smalll, salted, and drained 2 tsp kosher salt 1 cup diced green...
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