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Hi, I have been given a bag of Red Lentils and a bag of Quinoa and am looking for good recipes that don’t need exotic ingredients – heeelp!

Posted by Julie 15/6/13

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  • Red lentil dip is delicious, onion, garlic and red lentil prepared as the packet.


  • Stews are yummy and we use lentils in ours.


  • I’m so going to use people’s recepies on this one!


  • Google and you will get a lot of relevant recipes


  • Lentil curry is delicious :)


  • You can make lentil curry with veggies Very yummy


  • We use quinoa instead of rice, and sometimes cook half rice and half quinoa. They take the same time to cook and can be cooked together. Can be used cold in salads too.


  • We have recently started using Quinoa. I love it with feta, semi dried tomatoes, spinach, pine nuts & olives, the possibilities are endless though. Taste.com is a great recipe site, also try googling, there will be lots to choose from & it’s a very easy grain to cook with. I love using lentils for Dahl.


  • have you tried taste.com they have some good recipies


  • Will definitely be looking through these answers, I intend on using more quinoa


  • Red lentil Dhal is a hit with my family


  • Thanks for those recepies. They sound great


  • I cooked up some quinoa in chicken stock and mixed it with left over roasted pumpkin – carrot and onion and it worked brilliantly!!


  • Did my back pffft so next week will be hitting the quinoa and let you know how I go :)


  • Cook the Quinoa as per instructions on packet and make Spanish rice, really yummy with chili or cold as a salad.


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