Butter Bean, Brown Lentil and Red Wine Casserole

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Good Food For Bad Days

Good Food For Bad Days

By Jack Monroe

Published 2020

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A hearty slow-cooked dinner that freezes well, so if you aren’t feeding four, parcel some up into freezable bags or containers for some healthy homemade ready meals, handy for days when you aren’t up to cooking from scratch. The flavour improves with a rest, and I wholeheartedly empathize.


  • 200 g onion (about 2 medium onions), chopped
  • 1 whole head of ga


Pop the onion into a large nonstick pan, preferably one with a lid. Peel the garlic and halve the cloves lengthways or dollop in the paste. Add the carrot and swede. Drain and thoroughly rinse the butter beans and brown lentils and add those too. The pan should be entirely off the heat at this stage.

Pour over the passata or chopped tomatoes, then add the wine, stock, balsamic vinegar a