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My kids like lentils!!!!! Try it! It's a veg too!

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Bouquetsofdynomite Mon 03-Sep-07 14:47:33

Merchant Gourmet ready-to-eat lentils in a foil pouch from Waitrose (have seen them in Morrisons though) - fantastic things! Stirred them in to pasta with peas and sweetcorn, cold on a 'salad' of grated carrot, cheese and mayonnaise.
Even my DH likes them and he hates all things beanie.

CountessDraculaPI Mon 03-Sep-07 14:52:22

But do beware:

Beans and other pulse vegetables - such as kidney beans, lentils and chick peas - count only once a day in the five a day, however much you eat. While pulses contain fibre, they don't give the same mixture of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients as fruit and vegetables.

snowleopard Mon 03-Sep-07 14:54:07

And your house will be full of farts

CountessDraculaPI Tue 04-Sep-07 22:57:44

something very spooky happened tonight
I was in the queue at Waitrose and a pack of these were on their own on the side - i had never heard of them before this thread yesterday hmm
Anyway have bought them to try

dinny Tue 04-Sep-07 23:00:10

they are delish - have you tried the yoghurt and cumin rice one? (or something like that)

oggsfrog Tue 04-Sep-07 23:06:06

Eh? Dd likes lentils anyway, without the poncy pouch wink

We have them in curry, soup, and some pasta dishes.

CountessDraculaPI Tue 04-Sep-07 23:07:00

yes so does mine
I had to buy though as it was like an omen grin

oggsfrog Tue 04-Sep-07 23:44:41

I love Waitrose, but we don't have one nearby They have 'nice' food sadsmile.

Bouquetsofdynomite Thu 06-Sep-07 07:43:12

CD, just shake some out into a bowl with raisins and stick it under their noses while they're watching tv! Call them fairie poos or somethinggrin.

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