This recipe serves 4 as a thick and creamy main meal. Alternatively, it can be a delicious accompany dish to a main meal, meaning this recipe will go even further if intended.

If you don’t own a slow cooker, there are a number of guidelines you can work with to ensure this dish comes out just as well from the oven:

  • Use about a third more stock that this recipe states.
  • Once you have brought your lentils to the boil, leave to simmer for 25-30 minutes, or until they reach the desired consistency.