Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Cook:
    • Prep 10 mins plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal200
fat5g
saturates1g
carbs28g
sugars5g
fibre3g
protein9g
low insalt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil , plus extra for drizzling
  • ½ onion , finely chopped
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika , plus a little extra
  • 1 small sweet potato , peeled and diced
  • 140g red lentil
  • 3 thyme sprigs, leaves chopped, plus a little extra to decorate (optional)
  • 500ml low-sodium vegetable stock (choose a vegan brand, if desired)
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar (choose a vegan brand, if desired)
  • pitta bread and vegetable sticks, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and cook slowly until soft and golden. Tip in the paprika and cook for a further 2 mins, then add the sweet potato, lentils, thyme and stock. Bring to a simmer, then cook for 20 mins or until the potato and lentils are tender.

  • STEP 2

    Add the vinegar and some seasoning, and roughly mash the mixture until you get a texture you like. Chill for 1 hr, then drizzle with olive oil, dust with the extra paprika and sprinkle with thyme sprigs, if you like. Serve with pitta bread and vegetable sticks.

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