Tag Archives: Lentils


Tabbouleh is a Mediterranean vegetarian dish traditionally made of tomatoes, finely chopped parsley, mint, bulgur and onion, and seasoned with olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. This recipe uses lentils rather than bulgur so it is gluten-free for those who … Continue reading

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‘Cut and Come Again’ Soup !!

I could have called this a boring carrot and lentil soup but my husband, on trying it for the first time, said it was one of those soups that he could carry on eating – a bit like having a … Continue reading

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African Inspired Sweet Potato, Peanut and Tomato Soup

Not having used Berbere Spice Mix before, this is the third recipe I have recently made using this ingredient and all I can say is thank goodness that I found out about it as the flavour is so delicious.    … Continue reading

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Lentil, Carrot and Turmeric Soup

It’s very strange how recipes pop into my inbox when I have just the right ingredients in my cupboards, although most ingredients in this tasty soup are store-cupboard essentials. I had some carrots left over from making a salad and … Continue reading

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Roast Beetroot, Squash and Lentil Salad with Goat’s Cheese

Another superb salad from the Thrive on Five book by Nina and Jo Littler. I made a couple of small changes – as I had a sweet potato handy, I used it instead of squash and it worked well.  I … Continue reading

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Iranian Lentils, Peppers and Egg

I was browsing through some blogs whilst my husband was at his Cardiac Workout and saw the recipe for Iranian Lentils, Peppers and Egg by Zero Sugar Diet which I instantly knew would be a hit with hubby when he … Continue reading

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