Lentil Stuffed Apples


  • 4 medium to large cooking apples, cored
  • 4 fl oz (100ml) water
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 oz (100g) sultanas, soaked for 30 mins and drained
  • 4 oz (100g) lentils, cooked and drained
  • 4 oz (100g) rice, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar
  1. Preheat oven to 150C
  2. Cut the tops off the apples and scoop out the flesh, leaving shells about 1/4 in (0.6 cm) thick.
  3. Mix the flesh with the water and cook, covered, until tender
  4. Remove the lid and simmer until the moisture has evaporated and pulp is quite firm
  5. Meanwhile saute the onion in the oil until golden
  6. Combine half the apple pulp, the onions, half the sultanas and all the remaining ingredients except the sugar and mix well
  7. Stuff the apples with the mixture
  8. Combine the sugar with the remaining pulp and sultanas and spread the mixture over the base of a lightly buttered baking dish
  9. Pack in the stuffed apples
  10. Bake for 45 minutes.


From Simply Vegan – David Scott

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