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If I tell you what I have in the house - can you come up with something for dinner for me??

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FAQ Mon 20-Oct-08 13:26:28

I should really go to Morrisons but it's too cold and wet, and DS3 is asleep now anyhow, could pop down the shop when I get DS1 from school - but they don't have a huge selection of stuff (and are expensive).

I have

Red lentils
Pasta
Rice
Sausages (although we had those last night as well)
Bacon
Mince
about 5 medium sized mushrooms
Stock
Various herbs/spices
Tin of Red Kidney Beans

No eggs, no onions, no tinned tomatoes (although all 3 can be purchased down the shop)

lulumama Mon 20-Oct-08 13:27:52

make a big chilli with the mince, beans and bulk it with the letils, serve with rice

or lentil and bacon soup

pasta bolognese

FAQ Mon 20-Oct-08 13:27:53

oh and I also have all the stuff needed to make bread in the bread maker.

FAQ Mon 20-Oct-08 13:28:24

ooo Lentil and Bacon soup - do you have a recipe???

lulumama Mon 20-Oct-08 14:35:43

no, i don;t eat bacon! but i have heard of lentil and bacon soup grin have a look in recipe section or ask carmenere for a recipe

Carmenere Mon 20-Oct-08 14:37:59

Just make a thick lentil soup but add chopped bacon when you are sauteeing the onions at the beginning.

puppydavies Mon 20-Oct-08 14:40:33

a touch of cumin and lemon juice goes nicely in a lentil/bacon soup, if you have either of those in the cupboard mmmm.

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