Keyword: Lentils

Lentil, Spinach & Sweet Potato Dahl with Fish

Lentil, Spinach & Sweet Potato Dahl with Fish

A well cooked dahl is a wonderful thing. It is both comforting and nutritious, while also being fairly simple to make. The key is to ensure that the red lentils are cooked long enough that they soften and lose there shape. It is not a 

Turkey, Beetroot & Chickpea Keema

Turkey, Beetroot & Chickpea Keema

Keema is an Indian version of bolognese. However, traditionally the mince used is lamb rather than beef. In this recipe I use turkey mince as it is much leaner and a very good source of protein. Spices are then added for flavour, along with tomatoes 

Roast Bacon, Sprout & Chestnut Lentil Salad

Roast Bacon, Sprout & Chestnut Lentil Salad

This makes a festive, nutritious and filling lunch or small dinner. If you want to make it more substantial, then add some roasted sweet potato to the mix or serve it with some toast. Roasting the bacon allows it to crisp up nicely and the 

Prosciutto Wrapped Sea Trout with Samphire Lentil salad

Prosciutto Wrapped Sea Trout with Samphire Lentil salad

Since signing up for FishBox I’ve had the opportunity to try several new fish, Sea trout is one of these. It is really delicious, very like salmon and if you can’t get hold of sea trout fillets, then salmon would make a great alternative. If 

Roast Coley with Green Lentils & Vegetables

Roast Coley with Green Lentils & Vegetables

Although I made this recipe with coley, any white fish would work just as well. Its an incredibly healthy and nutritious dish that is very simple to make. If capers are not to your taste, then simply leave them out, it will be tasty either 

Blue Cheese & Beetroot Lentil Salad

Blue Cheese & Beetroot Lentil Salad

This speedy and tasty salad is great for a warm summer evening. Yes it is quite a high fat meal, but there is some definite nutritional value to it as well. Adding walnuts not only gives it an extra crunch for texture, but also adds 

Egg & Bacon Brunch Salad

Egg & Bacon Brunch Salad

The inspiration for this recipe came from one on Tesco Real Food. However this called for poached egg instead of boiled. As I explain in Poaching an Egg, it’s not a skill I’m good at so I thought a soft boiled egg would also work 

Chicken, Lentil & Mango Curry

Chicken, Lentil & Mango Curry

This is a recipe I’ve been making for several years now. For the first little while I played around with it a lot to get it perfect, but now its pretty much set in stone. Its a really good balance of spicy and sweet. Its 

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Slow-cooked Sausage & Lentil Stew

Using a slow-cooker is brilliant for those days when you know you will be late home and will just want to sit down and eat dinner with minimal fuss. You do have to be organised though and prepare it before you leave in the morning, 

Cottage Pie with Root Vegetable Mash

Cottage Pie with Root Vegetable Mash

One dish that really takes me back to childhood and having dinner cooked for me by my mum is cottage pie. Whenever I eat it, it brings back memories of the whole family sat together eating dinner. It would be one of her dishes that 

Roast Aubergine & Turkey Dahl

Roast Aubergine & Turkey Dahl

A dahl is basically a lentil soup. Its great for days like this one when I might have slightly over indulged at lunch and want a healthy and nutritious meal that doesn’t contain too many calories. It has plenty of spices, especially ginger which is 

Bacon & Root Vegetable Broth

Bacon & Root Vegetable Broth

A broth is a brilliant way of packing in plenty of vegetables in one meal. It’s basically a chunky soup, that is great for lunch or dinner. Any leftovers can be either kept in the fridge for the next day or frozen. It can be bulked