Speedy Lentil & Bean Casserole

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

This is a really quick dinner to make. Great for those busy times when time is at a premium. From Anne Lindsay's Lighthearted Everyday Cooking.

Top Review by Lalaloula

This was awesome! It made for a very comforting, healthy and yummy casserole that I enjoyed tremendously (yes, I ate the whole thing by myself, I have to admit it blushingly).
As thats what I had on hand I used corn and chickpeas instead of beans and lentils and I added some dried Italian herbs, garlic and chilli powder. This was quick and easy to put together just like promised and tasted super good while giving me loads of important nutrients and vitamins.
THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing another keeper with us, Dreamer!
Made and reviewed for my chosen chef during Veggie Swap #37 August 2011.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In an oven proof skillet, heat oil over medium heat and cook the onion and celery until the onion is softened.
  2. Add the beans, lentils, tomatoes and seasonings.
  3. Break up the tomatoes.
  4. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  5. Sprinkle on the cheese.
  6. Broil until the cheese has melted.
  7. ALTERNATIVE MICROWAVE INSTRUCTIONS:.
  8. In a microwave safe casserole, combine the oil, onion and celery.
  9. Cover the dish and cook for 3 to 4 minutes of high power (until onion is soft).
  10. Add the beans, lentils, tomatoes and seasonings.
  11. Break up the tomatoes.
  12. Cover and microwave for 5 minutes on high power or until everything has been heated.
  13. Sprinkle on the cheese and microwave until the cheese has melted and is bubbly.

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