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  • 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 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 6

  • 1 hour 15 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

The chestnut purée gives this melt-in-the-mouth tart a nice sweet touch whilst the mushrooms provide a deliciously meaty texture.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This vegan curry has a medley of delicious elements to keep your taste buds guessing.

  • 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 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 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These lentil kofte’s are a fun vegetarian treat for all the family. The garlicky yogurt dip adds a fresh flavour to the pita’s, you’ll wish you made extra!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Delicious, rich in protein and fibre, this is a heart warming meal perfect for #veganuary with a decadent truffle twist.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

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

An easy plant based dish straight from the oven to table that is high in fibre and protein

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Lentils are an excellent source of protein and together with the pasta, make a satisfying main meal. The combination of fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables, make this a real winter warmer

  • 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 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

A lovely, light recipe – perfect for lunch outside in the sun!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

The key to this dish is the slicing of your vegetables, the finer the better! Eat with BBQ prawns, pork or beef.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

For variety, the ‘bo-saam’ can be made with the grains alongside chicken, roast peppers, glazed aubergine, any cooked or leftover meat, or sun-dried tomatoes

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

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

The lime is key for this recipe, it gives the porridge a vigorous burst of freshness and you a great burst of zest for whatever is next…”

  • Serves 6

  • 40 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

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

These beauties have huge flavour and are huge fun to make. You can also shape and size the sausages to whatever you want to use them for; longer and thinner for hot dogs, tiny ones wrapped in beetroot for Christmas chipolatas, or use them in place of meatballs and that’s just a few suggestions, to start you off

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

The cooked breakfast is an intrinsically British institution, but this one has no meat and ingredients from all over the world that end up harmoniously on the same plate. It’s plant based food for everyone, tasty, witty and pretty enough to make me skip eggs for a week or two. My favourite bit is the lentils; which my family and I eat a couple of times a week at all different times of day, I think a comfort food dinner based on the lentils, porcini sausages and roast mushrooms is next on the cards

  • Serves 1

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

This porridge is only sweetened by the smoothie, but you could add a tablespoon of honey or maple syrup, granulated sugar mixed with citrus zest is also nice and extremely pretty. The fruit and nut toppings are optional, more suggestions than instructions, you can change them according what you prefer, what’s in season and what you have handy

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Balls of Pesto-y grains filled with mozzarella, coated in parmesan breadcrumbs and baked in the oven with a simple marinara sauce.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is fresh but filling meal that makes use of a variety of grains that bring the whole meal together. This dish shows the simplicity of plant-based cooking that anyone can easily make.

  • Serves 12

  • 45 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a crunchy, chewy, golden and glorious way to start your day. Make sure you’ve always got a jar of this granola handy then alongside yoghurt and fruit you’ve got a beautiful bowlful for your table, or a portable pot to take to work or school. This recipe with the freekeh is new, as I’ve done a great many versions of the granola with all sorts of grains. It looks so pretty layered up with different fruit, you can brighten up the winter with tropical fruit or citrus, celebrate the spring with rhubarb and blaze into summer with berries. The granola can be made at least 2 weeks ahead. Store in an airtight container

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This pilaf is jam-packed full of flavour. The sweet, caramelised butternut squash pairs so perfectly with the earthiness of the chestnuts and the fluffy fragrant rice brings it all together. Perfect for a midweek dinner.

  • Serves 6

  • 40 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

This chestnut and mushroom gravy is a fantastic vegan alternative to the traditional Christmas gravy. Flavoured with fresh thyme and paprika, it’s a hearty and delicious accompaniment to roast potatoes, a nut roast and a bowlful of sprouts! For a seamless Christmas Day, make ahead and freeze for one month, or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

This tasty recipe uses traditional French methods that goes perfectly with our French Puy lentils. Once you’ve batch cooked the confit garlic, it takes no time to pull together this beautifully balanced salad.

Recipe by @AnnaBarnettCooks

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This Salad is perfect for a light summery dinner. I love combination of fresh and cooked veggies and I don’t like to spend ages in the kitchen

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Shape the lentil mixture into four spicy burgers, or eight mini sliders if you’d prefer. Top with avocado, rocket, red onion and Sriracha mayonnaise for homemade fast food as its best.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour 45 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Serve up this stew on any day of the week for a flavoursome and hearty meal full of protein and fibre and an abundance of phytonutrients. The key to this stew is to keep most of the ingredients quite chunky.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Here we have a vibrant, middle eastern salad with a few extra special touches to liven up the plate. The pita chips are a delicious addition, you’ll be wondering why you hadn’t thought of them yourself!

  • 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 2

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

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

This is the most politically correct way to mimic a ‘pâté de foie gras’ in the creamiest chestnut spread known to man, without getting any ducks or geese involved!

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A fresh, fruity, spicy and deeply satisfying autumnal delight

  • Serves 6

  • 60 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

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

In summer, Ratatouille encapsulates this philosophy in a brightly coloured carnival of tomatoes, aubergines, courgettes and peppers

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 5 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This combination of spices is best served warm, with your choice of grilled kebab meats or cheeses.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

This is the quickest route I know to the satisfaction of comfort food. The saucy lentils and Parmesan or chestnut puree create the type of texture associated with risotto and the taste associated with Bolognaise sauce, but they do it in 6 minutes rather than 20

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

This speedy dish of beef tomatoes stuffed with our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains and pine nuts are simply baked in the oven before drizzling with everyone’s favourite balsamic glaze.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

The sweet, sharp and salty combination of the roasted feta and tomatoes with the balsamic vinegar dressing, goes perfectly with the warming earthiness of the puy lentils.

  • Serves 4

  • 90 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

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

Based on the classic beauty, Daube de bœuf à la Provençale, but this is entirely plant based and has developed it’s own identity!

  • Serves 4

  • 10

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

Panzanella is a classic salad from Tuscany that’s made with the freshest, ripest
tomatoes, aromatic basil leaves, lightly pickled onions and crunchy croutons.

  • Serves 2

  • 10 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A beautiful simple plate to whip up for lunch or a quick dinner – swap in your favourite veggies for never ending combos! The zesty Peruvian Grains go perfectly with anything!

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

If preparing for a BBQ or dinner party, this dish can all be prepped well before eating – just add the ricotta and mint just before serving. Pair with sausages, grilled chicken or on its own for a veggie spread!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

These quick roast carrots are a game changer and perfect for a speedy work lunch. Make it vegan with a plantbased yoghurt, or add an additional portion of protein for a more substantial dinner.

  • Serves 2

  • 25

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This is a Persian take on Turkish eggs and is a fantastic way to switch up your breakfast routine. It’s high in protein and packed full of nutrients, making it the perfect post-workout fuel or lazy weekend brunch.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This one pan lunch is simple, filling and packed full of flavours. The butternut squash and halloumi go perfectly with the subtle spices of the Persian quinoa and lentils.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Lightly spiced Beluga Lentils and Beetroot make this delicious veggie burger, made extra special with a red curry mayo!

  • 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 2

  • 1 hour

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Crunchy sweetcorn and quinoa fritters with deliciously sweet, rustic smoked tomato chutney – perfect!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

“Parathas are something I grew up eating, but normally they are stuffed with vegetables. I mixed it up and created a Puy lentil filling, which gives them a nutty, hearty flavour.”

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Braised rainbow tomatoes tumbling over cool burrata, on a bed of our Pesto-ey Italian-Infused Grains, drizzled with basil oil and served with toasted ciabatta.

  • Serves 2

  • 25 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These veggie burgers are delicious, even meat-eaters will be keen! The black Beluga lentils add a deep meaty texture – try it, you won’t be disappointed.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A deliciously wholesome, summery salad – just the thing for a quick lunch.

  • Serves 6

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Expert

Suitable for vegetarians

Rich Puy Lentils, creamy spinach and runny egg yolk cascade from al dente pasta, blending with brown butter & thick […]

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Fresh flavours and beautiful colours – just what you need from a quick and easy salad!

  • Serves 4

  • 60 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This hearty veggie stew is full of flavour – ready to eat straight away or even tastier the next day once the flavours have developed!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A wonderfully vibrant, fresh pea and spinach soup, topped with crispy chestnut croutons. Perfect for a light lunch, or a snazzy starter.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Perfect “Meat-free Monday” idea with lots of flavour

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

These make great packed lunches to take to work or for kids. They have some great veggies, and protein packed feta and quinoa

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

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

Just add tortillas or sliced carrots, celery and cucumber for a healthy snack!

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A delicious vegetarian and gluten free take on a lasagne using crunchy almonds creamy squash and earthy lentils

  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These super indulgent stuffed mushrooms are guaranteed to impress even the biggest of meat-eaters sat at the table.

  • 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

  • 4 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Goodness-filled and guilt-free, our tasty breakfast patty is a blend of lightly spiced Beluga Lentils and beetroot, topped with a fried egg and served in sesame seed topped mushroom bun.