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New in Lidl!

New in Lidl!

We have some very exciting news……there are now even more stores that you can find our pouches in!

We are very pleased to announce that for the first time ever you can buy 5 of our main Merchant Gourmet products in Lidl stores all year round! Go in store to find 5 of our most popular pouches:


Puy Lentils

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Not just your average lentil, Puy Lentils are grown in a special region in the South of France called Le Puy en Valey on special fertile soil in once volcanic land. The special conditions they’re grown in gives these lentils their unique firm bite and peppery taste. As well as tasting great, they’re very good for you too! High in Fibre and Protein, they also count towards one of your five a day and make the perfect, nutritious plant-based mince replacement in classic dishes such as Burritos, Bolognese and Koftas.


Red & White Quinoa

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Quinoa is known as a grain, but is in fact technically a seed that originates from South America! This makes it a great source of protein and a wholesome alternative for white rice and couscous in lots of dishes. More recently it has become a very popular ingredient to bulk out salads and as a binder, acting as great carrier of flavours which can keep you feeling fuller for longer. Merchant Gourmet Quinoa is a mixture of the red and white variety and has been simply cooked in a dash of water and glug of olive oil, leaving it neutral for you to flavour and season as you wish!


Glorious Grains

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A nutritious mix of wheatberries, red rice, freekeh, black barley and quinoa, our Glorious Grains have been simply cooked with water and a dash of olive oil so you can flavour and season to your liking. A wonderful source of fibre, this pouch acts as a nutritious white white rice alternative in many dishes, adding wonderful layers of texture and flavour from the grain variety. Try it in currys, salads and soups to add an extra layer of goodness to your meals.


Smoky Spanish-Style Grains

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Our Smoky Spanish-Style Grains & Rice are made with wholegrain rice, wheatberries and black barley, cooked with juicy red peppers and a good pinch of smoked paprika. Full of the flavours of Espania, they’re not bad for you either! A great source of fibre and low in saturated fat, this pouch is perfect for when you don’t have the time to cook for flavour grains yourself. Perfect in stuffed peppers, wraps and Paella, it’s the perfect pouch to pull to together quick tasty meals that don’t compromise on flavour or nutrition.


Tomatoey French Puy & Green Lentils

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A blend of wholesome Puy and Green Lentils, cooked in a rich sauce of sun-dried tomatoes and fresh basil with onion and garlic. These Tomatoey French Puy & Green lentils have been flavoured so beautifully that they can be swapped out for many other ingredients such as mince, with little or no prep! Check out these baked potato, cottage pie and toast topper recipes to see exactly what we mean. They are the ultimate comfort food enabler, without the guilt!

If you need some recipe inspiration