I'm a huge fan of lentils in any recipe, but it was the creative title of "Not-Pockets" that first drew my attention to these Mushroom and Lentil Turnovers from Thursday Night Smackdown. Yes, she is aware of the resemblance to a certain convenience product that some kids love, but this is definitely a grown-up version! Michelle stuffs purchased puff pastry with a mixture of lentils, mushrooms, carrots, and leeks that's been simmered with a tasty sauce; then she bakes them until the pastry is beautifully browned. How good were they? As soon as he ate one, her partner Brian immediately asked for another.
Have you made something interesting for Meatless Monday this week? If so please share the recipe link or your recipe in the comments. You can find more Meatless Monday recipes by clicking the tag Meatless Mondays.
BlogHer Contributing Editor Kalyn Denny also blogs at Kalyn's Kitchen, where she specializes in low-glycemic recipes using fresh ingredients. Kalyn probably won't ever be a vegetarian, but she does love to make meatless dishes such as Baked Falafel Patties with Yogurt-Tahini Sauce.
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