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, but there is nothing more satisfying than spending your day knowing how organised you are. It makes you feel like you are winning at life. It requires very minimal effort to prepare it, so shouldn’t take too much time out of your morning. My slow-cooker is a multi-cooker so I can fry off the meat and anything else that needs it first in the same pan and then just change the settings. If you don’t have this facility then just start it off on the stove then transfer it to the slow-cooker dish. You can easily make this recipe without a slow-cooker. Simply follow the same steps on the stove and once everything is added cover the pan and leave to simmer for 30 mins before serving. You can easily double up the ingredients and freeze any leftovers, making it a truly versatile recipe.