Pulse and beans (1116)

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    46 reviews
     
    10min

    Chickpeas are garden peas are coated with a spicy dressing and served chilled.

    Recipe by: SHELAGH420

     
    80 reviews
     
    45min

    A spicy red lentil soup that is delicious, fast and easy. This hearty lentil soup is embellished with fresh spinach and spices.

    Recipe by: FISHFISHER2002

     
    47 reviews
     
    35min

    A staple dish in Indian cuisine, this vegetarian ‘dhal’ with vegetables is enriched with coconut milk, giving it an exotic, enticing flavour. Serve with rice, warm naan or chappatis.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    46 reviews
     
    1hr40min

    Not only are low-fat lentils richer in protein than most other pulses, but their slightly smoky flavour makes a great base for this tasty nut roast, packed with colourful vegetables and served with a quick tomato sauce.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

     
    65 reviews
     
    1hr10min

    Comfort food, pure and simple, using storecupboard ingredients. Serve with fried egg and grilled tomato for a hearty breakfast or brunch, or on its own with some green veg for supper.

    Recipe by: KAVA48

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