Delicious Beans & Lentils

By Drum Digital
16 March 2012

Preparation time: 10 min

cooking time: 20 min

You will need


250 ml (1 cup) green lentils, soaked

Pinch of salt

1 bay leaf

1 onion, halved

1 clove garlic, halved


60 ml (¼ cup) sour cream

1 clove garlic, crushed

30 ml (2 tbsp) light mayonnaise

5 ml (1 tsp) mustard powder (optional)

15 ml (1 tbsp) canola or olive oil

Juice of ½ lemon

60 ml (4 tbsp) milk or water

Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


125 ml (½ cup) cherry tomatoes,halved

170 g x 2 (2 cans) tuna chunks in brine

1 packet cos lettuce or mixed salad leaves

410 g (1 can) baked beans

1 ciabatta loaf, cut into chunks


1. LentiLs Place the lentil ingredients in a pot, adding enough water to cover. Cook for 15-25 minutes until lentils are done. Drain and discard the other ingredients. 2. Dressing Mix the dressing ingredients together and place in the fridge until needed. 3. saLaD Place the salad ingredients together in a large salad bowl, ending with the lentils and beans. Toss well and serve with the chilled dressing.

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