Egg, Lentil, Raisin, Puy & Curry Sandwich

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Egg, Lentil, Raisin, Puy & Curry Sandwich

puy lentil sandwich

Lunch today was a sandwich I discovered on one of Hugh Fearnley-Whiitingstall’s programmes and in one of his books, Veg Every Day

What is a lentil sandwich like?

It sounds a very odd combination, (well it did to me anyway, much as I use lentils, in a sandwich?) a boiled egg, a handful of lentils, mayo to moisten and raisins to sweeten, but it is a sandwich that I have had several times now and one I really look forward to when I have planned it in for my lunch and I do urge you to try it. It makes a substantial sandwich, that really fills me up and tastes really lovely, and at 29p will fit in with a £1 a day budget.

What variations are there for a lentil sandwich

A few green leaves would be nice, spinach from the garden perhaps, or a bit of lettuce, or maybe a few herb leaves, basil or parsley

You could use any dried fruit to add that note of sweetness; sultanas, currants etc

You could use the mix in a pitta or wrap, or on top of a jkt potato, or with some crudite (carrot batons and celery perhaps)

 

 

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Egg, Lentil, Raisin, Puy & Curry

Lentils in a sandwich? Yes!
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 4 mins
Course: Lunch, Picnic
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget, budget meals, cheap, sandwich filler, savoury, vegetarian
Dietary Requirements: Dairy Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Servings: 1 sandwich
Cost per portion 29p
Calories: 453kcal
Author: Thrifty Lesley
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices bread 47p loaf, 4p
  • 1 hard boiled egg Asda £3.10/30 eggs, 10p
  • 50 g cooked lentils keep them quite firm
  • 1 tsp curry powder Asda £1.10/80g, 3p
  • 20 g raisins Asda £2.87/1kg, 6p
  • 1 tblsp mayonnaise Asda 40p/500ml, 1p

Instructions

  • Just mix everything together in a bowl and then squish it all between two slices of bread and enjoy. Keeps well in a lunch box without going mushy

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Egg, Lentil, Raisin, Puy & Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 193mg64%
Sodium 454mg20%
Potassium 514mg15%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 102mg10%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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