Lentil and Leek Flan

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Roll out the pastry, line the flan dish and bake the pastry for 10 minutes. Leave to cool.
  • Rinse your red lentils thoroughly in a sieve. Place them into a pan with some lightly salted water. Bring to the boil and simmer for approx 20-30 minutes until soft. You may need to add more water as you go along. Once cooked drain off excess water very well and put to the side for later.
  • In a large pan gently fry your shallots or onions in some olive oil for a few minutes. Add your leeks. Add your red and yellow peppers/capsicums then add turmeric, cumin, coriander, ginger and chilli powders stir well.
  • Cook for a few more minutes then turn off the heat.
  • Add your cooked red lentils stir well.
  • Add the grated carrots with salt and pepper, mix well.
  • Place in a pre- heated oven at 180°C.
  • Spread the red lentil filling evenly over the pastry. Place sliced tomatoes on top and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Enjoy your red lentil vegetarian flan warm or cold.
  • You can eat this delicious flan recipe as it is or with a fresh green salad.
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