Lentil, Mushroom + Potato Pie | Gluten Free

Difficulty: Easy Serves 6-8 It's time to hit you with another recipe to add to your Christmas list and while it doesn't sit at the top of the tree, it's most definitely the star. My Mushroom, Lentil + Potato Pie is kinda like a classic shepherds pie but with a twist; the potato is roasted! Plus, just about anyone can enjoy this baby because it's gluten, nut and soy free. Merry Christmas indeed! Tip: Cook the lentil mixture and par-boil the potatoes a day in advance to reduce cooking time on Christmas Day! Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 cup button mushrooms, sliced 3 cups stock (I use vegan beef-style stock) 1 teaspoon corn flour 1 1/2...

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Lentil & Walnut Rolls

Difficulty: Easy Makes 18  Party season is upon us which can sometimes mean a tricky time for us vegans. Will we be catered for? Should we eat before we go or take something along? I'm here to tell you that you should take something along, this thing! My lentil & walnut rolls are a taste sensation wrapped in pastry, plus you can have them cooked in under an hour. Ingredients 2 1/2 sheets puff pastry (or equivalent homemade pastry) 2 1/2 cups cooked brown lentils (or canned) 1 1/2 cups walnuts 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1/4 cup barbecue sauce 1 teaspoon liquid smoke (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Spray oil Sesame seeds Method Preheat the oven to 180°C and line a baking tray with baking paper. In a...

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Lentil & Kidney Bean Chilli

Difficulty: Easy Serves 4 Cool air and grey skies are making way for warmer weather and sunshine but I'm still hanging onto winter for dear life with this dish. It's  a great meal for a several reasons; it takes less than 30 minutes to make, you should have all of these ingredients already, it's a cheap meal to throw together, it's hearty and healthy all the while tasting bloody delicious. Team this up with my excellent cornbread recipe and you've got yourself a spot on meal, whether Mother Nature wants to accept it or not. Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small brown onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon sweet...

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