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Lentil chilli

Lentil chilli


Try this veg-packed chilli for a comforting winter warmer

  • Feeds 2 Feeds 2
  • Ready in 35 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    2684kj 635kcal
  • Fat
    Low 13%
  • Saturates
    Low 14%
  • Sugar
    Low 13%
  • Salt
    Low 13%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 98g

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  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 mild red chilli, finely sliced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 250g lentils
  • 1 x 400g can Co-op chopped tomatoes with garlic and oregano
  • 1 x 220g can Co-op kidney beans, drained
  • 1 tsp cocoa powder
  • 2 inch piece cinnamon
  • 1 tsp soft brown sugar


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan and fry the onion and red pepper for 2-3 mins, until just starting to soften but not colour
  2. Add the chilli, cumin and paprika, and fry for a minute more, before adding the lentils, chopped tomatoes, kidney beans, cocoa powder, cinnamon, sugar and 100ml water
  3. Bring to the boil and allow to simmer, uncovered, for 20-25 mins, until the sauce has thickened slightly and the veggies are tender
  4. Serve hot with steamed rice, a dollop of soya yogurt and a sprinkling of fresh coriander, if you like, and extra chilli — for the brave

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