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One pan Greek-style mushroom and lentil recipe

Recipe from Australian Mushrooms

Harness the goodness of mushrooms and save yourself from dishes with this one pot recipe. The salty feta and olives are a delightful touch.

Here in Australia, we’re lucky to have the best fresh produce on the planet. Find mushrooms and more from Australian growers at that Adelaide Central Market.

Mushroom lentil recipe

Recipe for one pan Greek-style mushroom and lentils

Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 25 minutes | Serves 4

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 400 g Swiss Brown, small cup or button mushrooms
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes, optional
  • 2 400g can diced tomatoes
  • 400 g can brown lentils, drained, rinsed
  • 150 g (1 cup) pitted kalamata olives
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated, quartered
  • 125 g feta, crumbled
  • ¼ cup shredded flat leaf parsley leaves
  • Greek yoghurt & chargrilled sourdough, to serve
  • Optional: 4 chicken thigh fillets
  1. Heat a large frying pan over high heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil and mushrooms, cook, shaking pan often 3 minutes until mushrooms start to colour. Remove to a plate.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, add remaining oil and the onion, cook stirring 4 minutes until soft. Add garlic, paprika and chilli flakes, cook stirring 1 minute. Return the mushrooms. Add the tomatoes and bring to the boil. Simmer gently 10 minutes. Add lentils, olives and lemon rind. Simmer 5 minutes. Squeeze over the juice from 1 lemon quarter. Season with pepper.
  3. Remove from the heat, crumble over the feta, sprinkle with parsley. Serve with yoghurt, bread and remaining lemon wedges.

For non-vegetarian option; Cut 4 chicken thigh fillets in half crossways and brown after step 1 above. Remove to a plate. Follow step 2, returning the chicken to the pan with the mushrooms.

The food to change your mood.

Fruit, veg and nuts aren’t just good for our bodies, they’re also good for our moods. What we eat plays a huge role in looking after ourselves, both physically and mentally. Because simply put, when we eat better, we feel better. So feed your body and brighten your mind with some fresh Aussie-grown fruit, veg and nuts.

This recipe was supplied by Horticulture Innovation Australia. Visit the Good Mood Food website for more.

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