Lentil Bake

Lentil Bake
Ingredients :
  • 1 Large onion
  • 2 carrots
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 veg stock cubes
  • 400g can green lentils
  • 950g sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp thyme
  • 25g butter
  • 85g cheddar cheese
makes approx. 4   ready in about 45 minutes,  531 cals,  17g fat , 
1. Heat oil in a pan and fry the onion until soft. Add the carrots and thyme. Pour in 250mls of water and the tomatoes. Sprinkle in the stock cubes and simmer for 10 minutes. Tip the whole can of lentils in and cover and simmer for 10 minutes more.
2. Meanwhile boil the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes, drain then mash with the butter. Put the lentil mix in a pie dish, spoon on the mash and then sprinkle on the cheese and thyme.

lentil mix with half the mash

Mash added



Cheese added, and ready to bake or freeze

3. Bake in the oven on gas mark 5, if cooking the lentil bake straight away cook for 20 minutes. or if from chilled 40 minutes.
Defrost thoroughly before cooking.
I Managed to make 5 medium size portions that i put in foil containers with lids, to freeze. Remember to defrost before cooking and bake for 40 minutes. If you would like to make this healthier just leave out the cheese.

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  1. atnumber29 1st September 2011 Reply
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