Saturday, January 16, 2010

Mexican Lentils

2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tin Sanitarium Veggie Delight Casserole Mince (could substitute with real mince or other TVP)
1/2 cup dried red lentils, cooked & drained (substitute with a can of lentils drained)
1 can chopped tomatos
1 sachet tomato paste
1.5 tsp cumin seeds, ground
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp onion powder
1 tsp chilli flakes
1.5 tsp oregano
salt & pepper

1)  Heat oil in deep pan
2)  Saute garlic until starting to go clear
3) Add remaining ingredients and simmer until starts to thicken
4)  Eat & Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions
Use as burrito or taco filling
On nachos
In toasted wraps
On toast with cheese and avocado (pictured)
Serve over pasta as a bolognaise type sauce
Refrigerate and serve cold as a dip

Serves 4 - Nutritional Info per serve
Calories - 223
Fat - 5g
Protein - 21.2g
Carbs - 20.1g
Sodium - 588mg