MUNG BEAN, TOMATO AND SPINACH CASSEROLE

MUNG BEAN, TOMATO AND SPINACH CASSEROLE

A simple,delicious and nutritious supper dish. Serve with rice or if you're feeling indulgent, buttery mashed potato.

Serves 2-3

125g mung beans

175g onions sliced

2 cloves garlic crushed

1 tbs olive oil

1 x 400g tin choppped tomatoes

225g fresh spinach, washed and chopped if very large leaves

zest and juice of 1 large lime

salt and pepper

1. Boil the mung beans in water for approximately 30 minutes or until tender, drain and set aside.

2. Meanwhile heat the oil in a heavy based pan and gently cook the onions and garlic until soft, about 15 minutes.

3. Add the tomatoes and spinach to the onions and simmer for 5 or 10 minutes untill the spinach is cooked.

4. Add the lime juice and zest and finally the cooked mung beans.  Stir well with a good dose of salt and pepper.