Smoky Puy Lentils, Beetroot Hummus and Quinoa Flatbread

Delicious smoky Puy lentils on a bed of vibrant beetroot hummus and protein packed quinoa flatbreads. Super healthy and packed with flavour.
Smoky puy lentils, beetroot hummus and quinoa flatbread

Lovely smoky Puy lentils on a bed of delicious beetroot hummus, made from some of my favourite store cupboard stables, lentils, pre-cooked beetroot, tahini, and nuts.

So, so good!

And, you might want to try these interesting quinoa flatbreads!

Especially if you’re low on bread or flour. They’re made with cooked quinoa, a little rice flour, blitzed, then griddled.

I love the nutty texture and, of course, they are packed with healthy plant protein. Give them a go guys!

You can keep any leftover flatbread mix in the fridge for a few days.

The flatbreads can be wrapped and kept for a few days when cooked.

Try serving the lentils on their own, or with any creamy dip or hummus.

And you could also use tinned lentils for a speedier version.

Enjoy, much love Niki xx

The Recipe

Smoky puy lentils, beetroot hummus and quinoa flatbread

Smoky Puy Lentils, Beetroot Hummus and Quinoa Flatbread

Delicious smoky Puy lentils on a bed of vibrant beetroot hummus and protein packed quinoa flatbreads. Super healthy and packed with flavour.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
2 servings
5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion chopped roughly
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 4 cloves garlic sliced
  • 150 g dark green French or puy lentils rinsed
  • 850 ml veg stock
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Twist black pepper
  • Juice 1/2 lemon
  • 1 -2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp toasted sunflower seeds
  • Pinch chilli flakes

For the quinoa flatbreads

  • 125 g dried quinoa–rinsed and drained
  • 450 g water
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 4 tbsp rice flour or flour of choice
  • 1 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive
  • 125 ml water

For the beetroot hummus

  • 200 g of cooked beetroot/or 1 pack of organic vac packed beetroot
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1-2 tbs tahini
  • 1-2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Handful of toasted walnuts or hazelnuts
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • Sea salt & pepper

Instructions

To make the lentils

  • Add your oil and onion to a wide bottom pan and fry gently on a low heat for around 10 minutes until soft and browning. Add the garlic and spices and fry for 30 seconds more.
  • Next, add the lentils and stock, stir to combine. Bring to the boil then cook on a low heat for 35- 40 minutes.
  • Season with black pepper, salt and lemon juice–simmer for a further minute.
  • Turn off the heat and stir the toasted seeds & olive oil.

To make the quinoa flatbreads

  • Cook the quinoa on a medium heat with the water in a small pan until the water has absorbed and the quinoa is fluffy, make sure there’s no liquid left.
  • Add all the ingredients to the pan with the cooked quinoa and mix to combine. Allow to stand for 5 minutes.
  • Now add to a food processor and blitz until you everything is combined to a sticky ball.
  • Flour a chopping board well and scoop out 1/4 cups of the mix–roll into a ball, then shape into a small round flatbread on the chopping board. Be careful, it’s quite fragile, so you need quite a lot of flour to shape.
  • Scope up with a spatula and add one flatbread at a time to a heated griddle pan or frying pan and cook on each side up a little charred and cooked through. They should be quite springy.
  • Repeat.
  • Keep the flatbreads warm in a bowl under a clean cloth. Makes approx 8-10.

To make the hummus

  • If using pre cooked beetroot, drain the beetroots and then tip them into your food processor.
  • Add the garlic, lemon juice, tahini, cumin seeds, nuts and olive oil.
  • Blitz until smooth (approx 1 minute)
  • Season to taste

To serve

  • Serve the lentils on the beetroot hummus, scoop up with the flatbreads.
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I'd love to hear your comments…

  • Hello,
    just to check: are you supposed to cook the lentils without a lid?

    The beetroot hummus is fantastic!

  • How wonderful this looks! The colours alone are awesome but this looks like my absolute dream dish. I love lentils and beetroot so much!

  • Carol-Ann

    5 stars
    Made this tonight – or a variation on it as didn’t quite have all the ingredients. Delicious!!

  • A

    Yes you are xxx

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