I know there are many soy and vegan cheeses. :) Never can go wrong with Tex Mex flavours.:). I have actually never cooked with lentils before but this is really tempting me to try it =). Bring to a boil on high, reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 35 minutes. Learn More. Thank you, Vera. Ive made this for the second time and it’s been mush both times(basically a stew consistency). 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh parsley (optional). Add the diced chicken, lentils, stock, curry powder and bay leaf. Heat a large flameproof casserole, add the chicken thighs and cook over a medium heat for 5 mins until golden on both sides. Glad I could help you impress the most important people – those are hit and miss and nerve wracking to deal with at times lol. Get 10% OFF when you subscribe to our e-letter Subscribe Now! There is still half left and 4 adults ate lunch so plenty for lunch this week which is a TOTAL bonus. Chicken casserole cooked with lentils and rosemary makes a perfect weekend dinner, An easy one-pot dish for a cold day, this is started off on the hob, then transferred to the oven to bake. Defrost thoroughly in the fridge, then gently warm through. Then set them on one side and add the onions and garlic to the pan. I will have to try it! It is used only for cooking lentils. ifoodrealcom.bigscoots-staging.com is a participant of Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. For this recipe try to buy the whole brown or green lentils, and don’t worry if you haven’t got all the relevant spices, you can use curry powder instead – about 2 teaspoons of the hot Madras kind. Quick Tip: To intensify the flavour in this dish, season and sear (brown) the outside of the chicken before placing in the slow cooker. Haha, cookbook, maybe one day. Oh, thank you. Stir in lemon zest and juice, Feta, and garnish with parsley. Made a recipe? Yield 4 to 6 servings; Time 1 hour 15 minutes; ... 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar ... Heat oil in a 4-quart ovenproof casserole. Then bake uncovered for 50 minutes. I need leftovers in my life and casseroles are perfect for that!:). This was amazing!!! Parsley is a great alternative to cilantro or dill would work in some recipes. would it be ok to leave out the cheese? Hey I mean it; it’s amazing and awesome and fun. Make some flavourful golden brown chicken pieces. Or you can use any cheese alternative but I haven’t tried. Hi Sarah. All rights reserved. You are welcome, Lyuda, and thank you for your kind words!:). 257 East Center Street, if so would it need an alternative? thanks. This recipe is from Delia's Frugal Food. [searchandfilter fields="search,post_types" post_types="post,product" types=",checkbox" headings="Search for: ,Search in:"]. Santa Fe Chicken and Lentil Casserole Recipe with green lentils, chicken, corn, cumin, cilantro and cheese baked into a healthy kid approved casserole. You can leave the cheese out but the casserole would not stay as well together. Increase herb flavour by increasing the amount of dried oregano and rosemary, or add fresh chopped oregano or basil right before serving. I liked the phrase “Ingrediends to marry each other” . Enjoy! Let me know how it comes out. Transfer the chicken and marinade to a skillet on medium heat. Please see our. Add onion, garlic, bell peppers, cumin, salt and cayenne pepper and cook for 7 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. )JanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember, Product(s) Most Interested InOrganic EVOOsFlavored Olive OilsPasta & SauceHoneySpice Blends. Originally from Ukraine, I now reside on magic Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada with my family. Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. Secure lid and cook for 6 hours on low or until chicken, vegetables, and lentils are cooked and tender. It will win the hearts of all lentil haters. Stir in the rest of the ingredients, apart from the mint and bring to the boil. I wish I had more time to share. I’m struggling to make dinner during the “witching hours” and have been hunting for healthy casserole recipes I can prepare during day then heat up. Remove the onions from the oven. *Subscribe to our mailing list and receive a coupon for. Thank you! Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. I only had red lentils, so I used those and it turned out great! So far I have made 4 dishes from your website, this one, the cauliflower cheese bread, eggplant fritters, and the grilled Balsamic veggies. Serves 6. As always, I upped the spices a bit, and added Chipotle peppers. Love it, Debbie! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Return skillet to medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. In the casserole dish, mix the onions, cooked red lentil pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, 1-2 cups of marinara sauce, and herbs. It was still very yummy. You are wonderful!! Learn how your comment data is processed. I had some liquid on the bottom right after cooking which got soaked up a lot after half an hour of letting the casserole cool. Your recipes are really making a difference; I am waiting for a cookbook! *Offer cannot be combined with other offers or applied to sale items, gift packaging or gift cards. You want most of the chicken skin to remain exposed above the liquid in the dish so it can brown in the oven. Some things husbands don’t need to know about and lentil casserole is one of them. :), This looks delicious! Transfer the chicken and marinade to a skillet on medium heat. Love your blog! Some chicken, of course green lentils, veggies, cheese, spices and cilantro. I started this blog in 2012 when I ended up at home with 2 small kids unemployed and a wee bit chubby. Thanks for the recipe! Just made this today for dinner and it was so so good! Manchester, CT 06040 Once cooked, season to taste with salt and pepper. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/80651/chicken-and-lentils I have precooked lentils on hand from Trader Joes. Now return the chicken pieces to the casserole and spoon the spicy onion and oil mixture over them. Recipes and images are a copyright of ifoodreal.com. Awe. And this is our healthy family recipes blog. Lol. My name is Olena Osipov. Put the sliced onions in a casserole dish with  1-2 Tbsp olive oil, and a few grinds each of salt and pepper. I will try this casserole, it looks really good. Glad you enjoyed it!:). You could use chicken thighs too. As an adult, I tried many diets without results. If not, return to the oven for 10-15 minutes and test again. Soften them for about 5 minutes, then stir in the spices and cook for another 5 minutes. This sounds amazing. I'm a mom to 2 boys and a wife to Alex. I bought the veggies at the farmers market this morning so it was extra fresh. I grew up in Ukraine on real food. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too. Place the chicken thighs … Put the casserole on a medium-low heat.