Red Pepper, Lentil and Cheese Pate (Spread)

120 Calories

per portion - serves 4

A delicious low- calorie spread, or pate, that is full of flavour – red peppers are cooked with red lentils, garlic, red onion, chives and cheese to make a tasty spread or pate, that is great for sandwiches, crudit�s, toast, crispbreads, crusty bread or Melba toast.



  • 2 red peppers (de-seeded, cored and chopped very finely)
  • 1 red onion (peeled and finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed)
  • handful of fresh chives, about 12 (chopped, set some aside for the garnish)
  • 50g dried split red lentils
  • 300ml vegetable stock (low fat and low salt)
  • 75g half fat cheese, grated (such as Cheddar, Red Leicester or Double Gloucester)
  • salt and black pepper