Dinner ideas

Pulse power: 10 easy midweek meals to put on rotation

From cheeky chickpea blondies to luscious lentil pasties.
Mixed mushroom ragù with lentils

When it comes to dinner ideas, finding the perfect balance of taste, convenience and nutrition is key. Pulses are a fantastic option when you want to pull together a meal that’s affordable, good for you, and packed with flavour.

With just a bag or two of McKenzie’s pulses and grains in your cupboard, the possibilities are endless. From hearty soups and stews to vibrant dhals and salads, and even surprising desserts, these 10 recipes will keep everyone satisfied.

Get ready to transform your midweek meals with these delicious pulse-based recipes.

This healthy vegetarian meal uses crumbed cauliflower ‘schnitzels’ with a hearty lentil bolognese and is topped with melted cheese.

Red kidney beans take centre stage in this rich and delicious dish, complemented perfectly by vibrant capsicum and juicy tomatoes.

The perfect light dinner served with roasted vegetables, a green salad or a simple dollop of relish.

Nothing is more nurturing, nourishing and warming than a silky classic like pea and ham soup.

Let the oven do the hard work and enjoy a melt-in-your-mouth tender beef dish.

French-style lentils, baby beets and feta in this salad are the ultimate zingy combination.

Lentils are highly nutritious and make for an excellent alternative to meat in this hearty mushroom ragù.

If you love indulgent breakfasts, these pancakes are sure to impress.

Packed with flavour and the wholesome goodness of legumes, this traditional Indian vegetarian dish is perfect any time of day.

Surprise your kids with these delicious blondies, secretly packed with nutrient-rich chickpeas for an extra boost of nutrition they won’t even notice!

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