Date: Thu, 3 Dec 1998 03:39:27 -0800
From: "andy&shell" (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Lentil hot pot
1 onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
2 medium potatoes,
peeled and diced
2 carrots, finely chopped
2 celery sticks, chopped
225g/8oz red lentils
400g can chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp tomato pur‚e
1 bay leaf, plus extra to garnish
&1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 vegetable stock cube
salt and freshly ground
warmed pitta bread, to serve
1 Disolve the stock cube in 450 ML water and pour a little of this into a
large pan and fry the onion and garlic until the onion is
softened. Add the potatoes, carrots, celery and lentils and fry for a
2 Add the tomatoes, tomato pur‚e, bay leaf and oregano; season to taste.
Pour in the rest of the stock.
3 Bring to the boil, then simmer for 25-30 minutes. Ladle into warm bowls,
garnish with bay leaves and serve with warmed pitta.
Adapted from "BBC Good Food Magazine"