Marrow season has passed and I meant to share this awhile back, but life happens.
In its simplest form I filled a marrow with Dahl Lentils and vegetables and it was great.
- 1 Marrow
- 1 cup of red split lentils (3cups water)
- 1 tin of chopped tomatoes (ideally your have fresh ones, being honest I went for the tin this time🤔)
- 1-2 tsp of Garam Masala spice mix
- A pinch of sea salt
- A glug of extra virgin olive oil
- 1 fresh date
- Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
- A variety of vegetables to your liking.
Add the lentils and water to a pan bring to the boil and simmer, add the rest of the ingredients to a blender to make your sauce and mix till smooth. Prepare the marrow by cutting it in half and then cut each half down the middle and clean out the seeds from the middle, place the 4 marrow slices on a baking tray and pre heat your oven.
Once the lentils have cooked add the sauce and any vegetables you want to, no need to over cook at this point as it will cook in the oven, this part is more for the benefit of making your marrow filling.
Pour the filling into the marrow slices cover in foil and place into the middle of your oven on high heat (I’m not good at looking what temp I cook at, I’ve simply figured out how food comes out great from my oven😀). It roughly took 30 minutes for the marrow to cook to a point where it slid of the skin.
I personally was a big fan of this dish, it was simple and very tasty, it can serve 4, but we shared it between 2.