Tag Archives: lentils

Puy Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

This is an improvement of my previous Lentil Shepherd’s Pie recipe, this one uses Puy Lentils (aka lentilles vertes) instead of the usual red split lentils and I’ve added some tomatoes. Unlike other lentils the Puy lentils retain their shape when cooked and I think the overall result in this recipe is much better. I was very pleased with how […]

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Lentil Bolognese

This is an update the bolognese I made with TVP here, at the time I thought it would work well with Lentils and I was right. Serve with spaghetti of pasta of your choice or it goes well with a jacket potatoes. Makes around 6 servings and freezes well. Ingredients 115g red lentils, washed 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed […]

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Tarka Dal

Tarka Dal or Tadka Dahl is a delicious spicy lentil dish that goes well with rice, chapatis or naan bread. This is my own recipe influenced by many different sources. Makes around 4 servings. Ingredients 300g Split red lentils, washed well 900ml water 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 5 garlic cloves, chopped fine 3 green chillis, chopped 1 medium onion, […]

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Lentil Lancashire Hotpot

Lancashire hotpot originated in the days of heavy industrialisation in Lancashire and was traditionally made from lamb or mutton and onion, topped with sliced potatoes. I couldn’t find a decent vegetarian version online so made my own based on a meat one, this vegetarian version uses our old favourite the lentil in place of the meat and is a very […]

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