Ingredients List



  1. Water sauté* the onions in a large heavy-based pan over a medium heat until softened.
  2. Add garlic and sauté for a further 2 minutes.
  3. Add the spices, dried herbs and continue to sauté for 2 minutes adding a splash of water if needed.
  4. Stir in the tomato puree and cook for a further 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the lentils, beans and chopped tomatoes, then add the stock.
  6. Bring to the boil, then reduce to a low heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until thickened and reduced, stirring every 15 minutes. Add some water if it is a bit dry.
  7. Add salt if required to taste.
  8. Add chopped coriander leaves and serve with either rice, cauliflower rice, jacket potato or mashed potato.

*Put a skillet/pan with a small amount of water or vegetable stock on a medium heat and let the pan heat for a short while until the water starts to steam. Begin to sauté.

Recipe by Karen