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Lentil Recipes

Lentil Recipes

  • Red Lentil Dal

    40 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    This easy Indian dal is ready in under an hour, and makes a satisfying vegetarian lunch or dinner. Serve with rice or naan. This soup also keeps well and can be frozen for up to three months.

  • Elise Bauer

    Lentils and Ham

    Lentils cooked in a rich broth made from leftover ham and served with slices of that same leftover ham.

  • Erin Alderson

    Smoky Vegan Lentil Stew

    Two ingredients—smoked salt and smoked paprika—can make a big flavor change in this smoky vegan lentil stew. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.

  • Summer Miller

    Lentil Salad with Summer Vegetables

    35 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan

    Summer vegetables need little more than a quick vinaigrette to turn them into a fantastic salad. Add lentils to this one for some extra heft and nutrition with your meal.

  • Sally Vargas

    Lentil Salad with Arugula and Feta

    45 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

    This lentil salad with arugula and feta cheese makes a great lunch or light dinner! Toss with a sherry vinaigrette, red onions, dried currants, and chopped cilantro.

  • Nick Evans

    Vegan Sloppy Joes

    These Vegan Sloppy Joes are made with green lentils and a spice blend so good you’ll be licking the plate. You won't miss the meat! Great make-ahead or freezer meal, too.

  • Sally Vargas

    Vegetable Lentil Soup

    1 hr, 15 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Three things make this vegetarian lentil soup so good: caramelized onions, toasted tomato paste (it's easy!), and lots of carrots and celery. Make a big pot to have some now and save some for later—this soup is freezer friendly!


  • Watch the video: Healthy Cooking with Lentils (September 2021).