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Right, I have red lentils and spinach which needs using... any ideas?

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tethersend Thu 01-Nov-12 21:12:18

I need inspiration.

I don't have to put them together, but am open to suggestion...

What culinary delights can I whip up?

MerylStrop Thu 01-Nov-12 21:12:53


with spinach in it


tethersend Thu 01-Nov-12 21:20:46

Mmmm... have you got a recipe, Meryl?

motherinferior Thu 01-Nov-12 21:22:54

Lentil and spinach soup. Divine. Do you have any ground cumin about your person, which is necessary, though?

MerylStrop Thu 01-Nov-12 21:23:17

this plus bung in the spinach at the end

DH cooked this for me on our second date. I was vegan then. It was lurve

Romilly70 Thu 01-Nov-12 21:37:48

Dahl with spinach

Wash the lentils, cover with water, add a teaspoon of turmeric then boil till they turn yellow. (do not add salt till they are cooked)
Seperately, chop up an onion and fry up with oil & a tablespoon of curry paste.
Add onion mixture and a dash of milk & spinach.
Cook till spinach softens.

I had it this evening (sans spinach) with rice & chicken curry. yum!!

mrsvilliers Fri 02-Nov-12 09:32:27

MerylStrop I LOVE Steve's spiced lentils, where did you find that from? I have a tattered old photocopy of a photocopy I am terrified of losing! Tethers end it's o tasty and definitely worth the faff, plus freezes really well.

MerylStrop Fri 02-Nov-12 16:17:11

DH made it from a recipe cut out from a magazine. He cooked it for dinner on our first proper date.

We have been together nearly 13 years, so it is a good job we stuck it in a book one wet Sunday afternoon. We still make a vat of it once a month at least.

I googled it and it pinged up quite easily.

mrsvilliers Fri 02-Nov-12 18:43:41

Thanks, am such a Luddite I never thought of googling it. Think am def going to make some next week!

qazxc Sat 03-Nov-12 12:06:58

Love this J Oliver one.

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