Ingredients1 tbsp oil
1 large onion
2 garlic cloves
2 tbsp plain flour
900ml chicken stock
3 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp tomato puree
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
200g green lentils
2 bay leaves
Salt and pepper
Bread to serve
Handy HintSome slow cooker receipes say to brown meat and sausages but I find it doesn't make any difference to taste.
Method1. Heat oil in frying pan, add chopped onion and cook till lightly browned, add garlic and flour.
2. Stir in stock, sugar, tomato puree and vinegar, season and bring to the boil.
3. Put lentils and bay leaves in slow cooker, pour over hot stock mixture and add sausages.
4. Cover with lid and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
5. Stir well then spoon into dishes, discarding bay leaves and serve with bread.