Sunday, January 30, 2011

Lentils really are delicious!!!

I never thought I would be promoting lentils but this dish is really satisfying, tasty and moreish!

PS - the photo isnt with pumpkin seads!
WOW your co-workers with your healthy and delicious creation!

Lentil and white bean quick and healthy lunch
You will need...

1 can white beans - cannellini or butter
1 can brown lentils
1 onion
1 courgette
A few cloves of garlic
A splash of olive oil
A bunch of torn basil
A handful of pumpkin seeds

Pan fry in olive oil an onions, a few garlic cloves and a courgette until soft.
Add a tin of brown lentils - drained
Add a tin of cannellini or butter beans  - drained
Heat through until hot.
Mix through fresh basil and season with salt and pepper
Toss through a hand full of pumpkin or sesame seeds.

Eat whilst hot! This makes two generous portions so great for two healthy people of save the second portion for the following days lunch. Great healthy and cheap lunch to take to work!

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