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Country Farmstyle Bean Vegetarian Casserole

(serves 6)

Aside from being tasty and delicious, this recipe is nutritious as well!


150g Large green lentils
150g Dhal
150g Red Lentils
150g Speckled beans
150g Beluga  Lentils/Puy lentils/chickpeas or any combination of 5 assorted beans
2 Litres of cold water
1 Diced large onion
1 Tablespoon Salt


Boil the above on a medium heat for approximately 1 ½ hours, until soft. Pour off excess water. In a separate saucepan , sauté the following:
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 chopped onion
3 cloves chopped garlic
½ diced red pepper
2 Tablespoons coriander powder
2 Tablespoons cumin powder
When softened, add:
1 tin coconut cream
2 handfulS coarsely chopped fresh coriander
Salt and black pepper to taste
4 coarsely diced large tomatoes (including seeds and skin!)
Allow to simmer for 25 minutes until it reduces slightly.
Serve with brown, unpolished rice and chopped fresh coriander! Add a handful of chopped nuts, such as pecan or cashews.

This dish is highly nutrtious, freezes well and tastes even better the next day!


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