Lentil biscuits


Recipe by: Bal Arneson

Show: Good Eats

Episode: Pantry Raid 6: Lentils


  • 175g mixed lentils
  • 240g butter
  • 180g brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 110g wholemeal flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 90g quick rolled oats
  • 150g slivered almonds
  • 150g pumpkin seeds
  • 150g chocolate chips

Use imperial measurements


How to make Lentil biscuits

1) Preheat the oven to 190C/Gas mark 5. Grease a baking sheet or use greaseproof paper.

2) Cook the lentils for 35 minutes in boiling water. Strain and crush with a fork.

3) Cream the lentils, butter and sugar together and then add the egg and Technique: Blend Mixing two or more ingredients with another so that they combine together as one mixture. You can also use the main blade of a food processor to blend. I know this Teach me, please blend . Add the flour, bicarbonate of soda, vanilla, oats, almonds, pumpkin seeds and chocolate chips. Mix well.

4) Drop spoonfuls of mixture on the baking sheet and flatten. Bake for 13 to 18 minutes and then allow to cool on a baking rack.