Tuesday, 12 March 2013

RECIPE: Lentil Sauce

I am always on the lookout for ways to add more protein to the meals I cook for my children. So here is my recipe for the pasta sauce I make with hidden lentils.

Boil your red lentils until soft. Chop an onion, green pepper, a few mushrooms and some courgette and fry together with garlic and mixed herbs.  Once the vegetables are soft add the lentils and a tin of chopped tomatoes.  Season with salt, freshly ground black pepper and a small amount of chilli powder.  This makes a tasty and filling topping for pasta.

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