Lentil Chilli Non Carne

lentil chilli the chilli cost approx £1.25 to make and serves 6 to 8 depending on portion size, serve with rice, chips, pasta or whatever you prefer… can leave out pepper or add any veg you need to use, the lentils are brown and for 200gms cost 32p based on tesco world food aisle lentils at £3.25 per 2 kilo bag.
kidney beans 20p a can home bargains, tomatoes 32p a can, stock 3p for cube using everyday stock cubes, rice i buy in 20 kilo sacks from ethnic store.

fry an onion, pepper, 3 garlic cloves, 3 chillis till soft, add a teaspoon of cumin, a tablespoon of paprika, a teaspoon of marjoram, and a teaspoon of sweetener, stir in. make up some beef or veg stock about 400ml, add it, then add 200gms of brown lentils, brown work better than red as they keep their shape, dont turn to mush.. add a tin of kidney beans and a tin of chopped toms… turn to low and let simmer for 40 mins (check all fluid doesnt soak up, if it does add water), add end add a tablespoon of lime juice…

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Author: Miki's Meals On A Budget

My name is Miki, and I live healthily on a budget, I am not a vegetarian but do have many meat free days, I have a lot of love for beans, pulses, lentils and veg, so you will see many meals posted based around these ingredients. I will also post meat and fish recipes. I spend no more than £30 per week for 2 full time adults, plus my 2 elderly inlaws evening meals (I do meals on wheels for them) and my granddaughter a couple of days a week...I love food especially savory food and curries, but I do have to watch my weight so many of my recipes will be low in fat, with the odd pie thrown in lol.

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