Lentils

  • 1 Brown Rice and Red Lentil Balls
    Dish type: Rice Serves 4 Preparation time 30 minutes Cooking time 30 minutesJez Felwick, author of The Bowler’s Meatball Cookbook, said: These super-healthy balls contain all you need to get...

  • 2 Lentil and onion soup
    Ingredients (serves 4) 4 tbsp olive oil 6 onions (about 900g/2lb in total), peeled and finely sliced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 150g/5oz Puy lentils 3 tsp finely chopped...

  • 3 Lovely lentils
    Not to get high and mighty about it, but it is just about possible that some of us may have marginally overdone it over the Christmas period - and are...

  • 4 Lentil dhal with spiced onions
    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1ltr/1¾pt cold water 1 large white onion, peeled and roughly chopped 2.5cm/1in piece root ginger, peeled and finely chopped 1 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin seeds, roughly...

  • 5 Cinnamon roast quail with smoked bacon lentils
    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the quail 4 oven-ready quail 2 tbsp olive oil Good pinch of ground cinnamon 25g/1oz butter, softened 1 tsp chopped rosemary 1 small onion, peeled and...

  • 6 cinnamon roast quail with smoked bacon lentils
    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the quail 4 oven-ready quail 2 tbsp olive oil Good pinch of ground cinnamon 25g/1oz butter, softened 1 tsp chopped rosemary 1 small onion, peeled and...

  • 7 Cape Sante
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 12 cleaned scallops 2 x fresh red chillies 4 sprigs of flat leaf parsley 2 x lemons 100g lentils de Castelluccio 2 x clove garlic 200g rocket...

  • 8 Lentil and baked ricotta salad
    Ingredients (serves 2 as a light salad) 75g lentils 200g ricotta 4 tomatoes 1/2 a red onion A handful basil A handful mint half a small packet of cress For...

  • 9 Pan fried tilapia/plaice with a curry leaf and lentil crust
    Ingredients (Serves 4) 4 tilapia or plaice fillets, cleaned 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon salt juice of ½ lemon 3 tablespoons vegetable or corn oil For the crust...

  • 10 A fabulous fish recipe from Vivek Singh
    Vivek Singh is one the country’s best known Indian chefs, renowned for his subtle spicing, as in the following recipe for tilapia with a curry leaf and lentil crust, and...

  • 11

    Basic dal

    Ingredients (serves 4 with rice) •175g yellow split peas•50g red split peas •4 green finger chillies•1 fat clove garlic •A thumb size piece of ginger •1 ½ tsp salt•2 tomatoes•1...

  • 12

    Pancetta wrapped salmon with balsamic lentils

    Ingredients (serves 4) 4 salmon fillets (approx 200g each) 20 slices of pancetta 2 tbs creme fraiche 1 tbs horseradish, to taste 200g puy lentils ½ litre chicken stock 2...

  • 13

    Roasted squash, chicken and lentil salad

    Ingredients (Serves 6-8) 400g/14oz Puy lentils 2 bay leaves 1 shallots, peeled and halved 1 butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and cut into 2.5-4cm/1-11⁄2in chunks or slices 180g/61⁄4oz cherry tomatoes 4...



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