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21/01/2013 at 19:50
Ive made a big batch of veg & lentil stew. is it ok to leave in saucepan with cling or do i need to batch it up in containers i dont have?
21/01/2013 at 20:02
I leave mine a day in saucepan with a lid on x
21/01/2013 at 20:17
I'd think it'll be fine for one day x
21/01/2013 at 20:20
Yeah that's fine. MIL makes a mammoth pot of stew Friday night and leves with lid on to feed them through till Sunday!
21/01/2013 at 20:27
Is it nice? Veg and lentil stew doesn't sound appealing to me, but i presume it must be nice or you wouldn't eat it and save the rest! How do you make it nice?!
21/01/2013 at 20:37
I've not actually made as much as i thought so panic over. Bowl in fridge, flask made up for work tomorrow.
ML - i guess you need to like veg and lentils for starters. I used BNS swede onion carrot mixed herbs cumin curry powder chilly flakes covered with water and brought to boil. Simmered adding cauliflower and washed lentils. Et voila.
21/01/2013 at 20:46
I've not made many stews and soups etc in the past but trying some slimming world recipes I did a potato and leek soup tonight which is lovely and also did a butternut squash, onion and garlic soup last week that was very yummy too!
21/01/2013 at 21:14
See, I'd eat in as stew and then blitz it to have it as soup tomorrow. I LOVE the texture of lentil soup mmmmmmmmmm
21/01/2013 at 21:16
I love veg and I guess I prob do like lentils. don't think about them much. May give that a go sounds very healthy/low fat . thanks!
22/01/2013 at 09:16
I'd leave it, soup sometimes gets left on our hob for a couple of days before it gets put into containers and moved in to the fridge. Carrot and lentil soup is a fav in our house. I'd never knowinly eaten lentils until recently, and now we use them loads.
22/01/2013 at 09:26
If it's only being kept for a day or 2 then I'd leave it in the pot, but any longer than that and I'd put it in containers in the fridge.
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