Lentil and Tomato Soup

Now some will be looking at the picture and thinking that looks nothing like a lentil soup. That is because it is using the split red lentils that are common in the UK rather than the green variety more common in the US. The red ones are quicker to cook…

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Tuna and Kidney Bean Salad

Grill up some fresh tuna steak for the best taste. No fresh to hand? No worries because the canned version can easily be turned into a tasty tuna and kidney bean salad. Good for a lunch at home or just seal in a box for lunch on the go.

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Quick Mushy Peas

There is nothing I like better than some mushy peas either with fish and chips or pie and chips. So, feeling like some fish and chips, this was the shortcut way to get mushy peas. Just takes a can of marrowfat processed peas from the store cupboard and empty the…

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Sausage and Beans on Toast

The baked bean is often derided as a boring food yet it is full of goodness. Turn it into Sausage and Beans on Toast for a very filling and healthy lunch, especially if the bread is wholemeal. Just cook a few cocktail sausages then add the baked beans into the…

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Beany Baked Potato

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Baked potato always makes for a substantial meal and the addition of this filling adds some of the other nutrients that are necessary for everyone. Serve this beany baked potato with a mixed salad or some Red Coleslaw for a very filling meal. Serves 1 Ingredients 1 medium to large…

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Simple Red Lentil Sauce

A recipe by Ian Dixon

Very basic perhaps but this simple red lentil sauce can be eaten alone or it can be the base for many different dishes. Add rice or pasta alongside for a complete meal. Alternatively, use as the base for a soup, pie or hot pot. Be creative and experimental! Vegetarian yet…

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