Veggie tahini lentils

Veggie tahini lentils

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(7 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Quick, easy and packed with healthy veg, this is a great midweek meal for vegans and veggies

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal293
  • fat14g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre10g
  • protein13g
  • salt0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 50g tahini
    Tahini

    Tahini

    ta-hee-nee

    Also known as tahina, this finely ground paste of husked and roasted sesame seeds is an…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 yellow pepper, thinly sliced
  • 200g green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1 courgette, sliced into half moons
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • 100g shredded kale
    Kale

    Kale

    kay-el

    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

  • 250g pack pre-cooked Puy lentils

Method

  1. In a jug, mix the tahini with the zest and juice of the lemon and 50ml of cold water to make a runny dressing. Season to taste, then set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the red onion, along with a pinch of salt, and fry for 2 mins until starting to soften and colour. Add the garlic, pepper, green beans and courgette and fry for 5 min, stirring frequently.

  3. Tip in the kale, lentils and the tahini dressing. Keep the pan on the heat for a couple of mins, stirring everything together until the kale is wilted and it’s all coated in the creamy dressing.

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terrih
13th Jan, 2017
5.05
I was really surprised by how tasty this was! Simple to make and absolutely delicious with a sprinkling of feta cheese for the non vegans.
strawberrymango.xo
15th Oct, 2016
3.8
Good,but not amazing
catie74
22nd Aug, 2016
Great as a light lunch or meal or served as a side with a BBQ.
warvik
25th May, 2016
3.8
This was lovely as it was hot coming off the pan. Nutty and mellow. Not super amazing but definitely don't regret making it. It doesn't keep very well, so if you want to make extra for lunch next day, don't bother. It's strangely gloopy when cold and mushy when you then heat it up.
Mog31
24th May, 2016
5.05
Tastes deliciously different and is very quick to make - no problems finding a pack of kale either. Loved it.
htmlterrier
3rd May, 2016
Kale. In May? Come on that's a winter crop where on earth am I getting non-frozen kale at this time of the year.
Dormouse7
27th May, 2016
I buy kale from Tesco all year round as so called superfood and always grown in the UK. I alternate in summer with spinach (as an every day base to my work dinners) so cannot see what your problem is if you are based in the UK?
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