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Dee’s Root Vegetable & Lentil Penne with Lemon & Herb Dressing

14 Sep

This is a delicious pasta dish and is a welcome change from the tomato based sauces that we normally use.  The lemon & herb dressing keeps it nice and light, while the lentils add a protein source and taste deliciously meaty!

Serves 2

Ingredients:-

1 parsnip

2 carrots

3 garlic cloves

2 bay leaves

parsely (chopped)

handful of black olives

half a cup of puy lentils

Water

Juice of 1/2 lemon

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Peel and chop vegetables into a smallish dice.  Add to a pan with the lentils, crushed garlic and bay leaves cover with 2 cups of water.  Bring to the boil and simmer until the lentils are soft. You may need to add more water if it is drying out before the lentils are cooked (approx 20 mins).

In a seperate bowl chop the parsely, add the black olives and the juice of half a lemon.

When the vegetables and lentils are cooked, pour over the dressing, mix with the cooked pasta and serve!  Nutritious and Delicious.

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Quick pasta bake with Dee’s Moroccan veg pot

22 Nov

I don’t normally eat a lot of pasta so I decided to make this twist on Dee’s Moroccan veg pot and make a pasta bake : )

Quick pasta bake with Dee’s Moroccan veg pot

You need

1 Dee’s Moroccan veg pot
100g Vegan cheese grated
300-400g Pasta
100g Bread crumbs
Moroccan spices (optional)

Method

Cook Pasta in salted boiling water follow instruction in packet.
When cooked drain and add veg pot and boil to a slow simmer. Add half of the vegan cheese and lightly mix
Place in an over proof dish
Top off with the remaining cheese. Mix some Moroccan style spices with the bread crumbs and place on top of the cheese .

Bake @180c until

brown on top and hot in the middle 15-20 minutes

Great with a side of green garlic vegetables.

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