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Easy Lentil Bake Recipe

Easy supper using red lentils
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine British
Servings 4
Calories 361 kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Dish

Ingredients
  

  • 125 g red lentils
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion peeled and chopped
  • 1 garlic clove peeled and crushed
  • 1 small courgette chopped
  • 55 g rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon dried mixed herbs
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 100 g cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 tomato optional

Instructions
 

  • Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C
  • Place the red lentils in a saucepan and cover with boiling water
  • Bring back to the boil and simmer gently, for 10-15 minutes until soft, adding more water if necessary
  • Stir occasionally to prevent the lentils sticking to the bottom of the pan
  • Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan
  • Cook the onion until soft
  • Add the garlic and courgette
  • Continue cooking for a few minutes and then lower the heat
  • Add in the cooked red lentils
  • Sprinkle in the dried mixed herbs
  • Add the oats
  • Stir in the egg and 3/4 of the cheese
  • When all is thoroughly mixed in place in a baking dish
  • Sprinkle on the remaining cheese
  • Slice the tomato and place on top, if using
  • Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes
Keyword easy supper, low cost