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  • Serves 4

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This Beluga Lentil Bolognese is a huge hit with most children and meat eaters! This quick, easy, flavourful and super delicious recipe is really handy when you’re pressed for time and you can rest easy that you’re eating a filling and nourishing meal packed full of protein and fibre!

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a hearty, warming recipe full of veggie goodness and the fibre of the glorious grains, perfect for a cold winters day

  • Serves 4

  • 60 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

A hearty stew topped with fresh pomegranate seeds for a fresh pop and roasted walnuts for crunch!

  • Serves 3

  • 65 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A delicious and hearty plant-based recipe, lightly spiced with harissa for a warming weekend showstopper. Perfect for a plant-based alternative […]

  • Serves 6

  • 1 hour 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Potato cakes with a twist! Perfect for a hearty plant-based brunch or for popping in your lunch boxes for a filling lunch time treat

  • Serves 2

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

The Merchant Gourmet pouches are intended to make meals easier so this casserole is in keeping with that, requires only a few ingredients and is quick to prepare and delicious to eat.

by @ThoroughlyModernMilly

  • Serves 3

  • 40 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This perfectly spiced recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour 10 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Nothing says comfort more that the traditional cottage pie but this delicious plant based lentil recipe gives the same amount of comfort with much less of the guilt!

  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hearty Vegan salad is packed full of Persian spice. Ready in less than 30 minutes and using just one tray, it’s not only quick and easy to throw together

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

The crisp filo top and warming lentil base make the ultimate comfort food – not just for vegans!

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

If you’ve ever made the traditional version you’ll be amazed by this easy aubergines, lentil, chestnut and almost instant cheese sauce vegetarian recipe

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

A tasty vegetarian take on meatballs and comfort food bliss!

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hot pot is irresistibly hearty, perfect for those colder autumn days

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

Hake gently braised in a blend of Smoky Spanish Style Grains, chorizo, peppers & a paprika dusting. Awe and some.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Slow roasted chicken leg with nutty quinoa, peppers, soft red onions, garlic and lemon butter. A tour de taste.

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

A tongue-tango of Smoky Spanish Style Grains, chorizo, peppers, paprika & prawns. Awe and some.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free

Slow-simmered Puy Lentils, carrots and tasty chipolatas in a decadently rich sauce sprinkled with thyme. OMGenius!

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour + 1 hour marinating

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free

An easy chicken dinner that can be whipped up quickly on a busy weeknight. Spicy harissa is cooled off with a yoghurt dressing and crunchy toasted almonds.

  • Serves 6

  • 60 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A hearty filling dish for those dark cosy evenings in.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A 20-minute cooking time, gorgeous tastes of Morocco and healthy ingredients – what’s not to love about this Zaalouk recipe? […]

  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Smoky Spanish grains make the base of this comforting bowl that is topped with salty grilled halloumi, sweet roasted vegetables and spicy chorizo.

  • Serves 2

  • 35

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free

A hearty but quick stew of smoky spanish flavours and beautifully tender chicken.

  • Serves 2

  • 45 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free

Delicious spiced pork and a brilliant and tasty way to try quinoa.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Creamy results with very minimal effort. Vegetarian lentil stew with fresh thyme and mushrooms, served on a bed of polenta for a cosy night in.

  • Serves 6

  • 40 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

How about this for a twist on a Great British Classic!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Soups are a wonderful way to warm up in winter but often don’t fill you up. This chunky Tomato & Lentil soup is packed with fibre to see you through to dinner.

  • Serves 6

  • 1 hour 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This totally vegan bolognese is the perfect healthy take on a classic winter warmer

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Aromatic, wholesome, veggie and totally delicious. This lentil curry really is a winter warmer winner.

  • Serves 4

  • 50 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free

A hearty Shepherd’s pie with a little twist and no need for an oven!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These punchy little fritters are great to make in bulk and put in your lunch box throughout the week, they’re plant based, delicious and rather filling so tick many boxes!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These Mexican Style Veggie Balls are packed full of flavours and takes no time at all to make thanks to Merchant Gourmet precooked Mexican style Rice Grain and pulses.

  • Serves 2

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hearty recipe is perfect for a filling winter recipe with all the goodness of delicious roasted root veg.   […]

  • Serves 1

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A quick, easy but very tasty way to get maximum veggie goodness in one bowl!

  • Serves 2

  • 90 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

“My kids and I love lentil bolognese, they are so used to it that when they go to stay with […]

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

“I first came across the idea of using leaves as a wrap on a Korean Airline flight and I love […]

  • Serves 4

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

The porcini’s earthy flavour is the perfect partner for the Puglia lentils and parsley in this delicious soup recipe

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

“My wonderful friend Caroline Moore taught me about Koftas, this is the first time I’ve cooked and written a recipe […]

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a magical soup, the creamiest you will ever taste, but it doesn’t have any cream added

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a little like a lentil minestrone with a few spices added, one of which is the paprika that gives the soup a smoky kiss

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Served with chopped coriander & drizzled over tahini for a scrumptious breakfast – although they would be delicious at any meal!

  • Serves 2

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A quick and easy nourishing bowl of veggies, perfect for mid week meal that also packs a punch of flavour!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A plant-based paella with all the flavours and textures of the traditional seafood dish, except with this recipe the grains have been cooked for you so there’s no hassle with aborio rice sticking to the bottom of the pan! Perfect for stress free, mid-week family meals.

  • Serves 2

  • 60 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Delicious, rich and full of goodness, these Beluga Lentil and Mushroom Pot pies are perfect for a plant based meal.

  • Serves 10

  • 50 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This soup is naturally creamy from the cauliflower and chestnut puree gives it a twist. Makes a perfect dairy-free nutritionally balanced plant based meal.

  • Serves 2

  • 40 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Simple & delicious stuffed tortilla pockets with Smoky Spanish Style Grains & Rice and served with a creamy vegan chilli cheese dip

  • Serves 4

  • 35 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Buddha Bowls, where small portions of different foods are combined to create a nourishing meal is a relatively new phenomenon. You can play with all sorts of Vegan ingredients finishing off with a healthy dressing

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These super healthy yet filling stuffed peppers always go down a storm. Minimal effort, cooked in one tray, full of goodness and Mediterranean flavours this recipe ticks a lot of boxes