Lentil Recipes

Lentils are quick-cooking, tasty and loaded with protein and fiber. Keep our recipes with lentils in your back pocket for when you need a quick meal!

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Pressure-Cooker Lentil Pumpkin Soup

Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days and nights. —Laura Magee, Houlton, WI

Pressure-Cooker Andouille Lentil Chili

This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

This tasty vegetarian stew lets you take a break from meat. Adding the cream at the end gives it a...


French Lentil and Carrot Soup

It's crazy how just a few ingredients can make such a difference. Using finely chopped rotisserie chicken in this recipe...


Ancient Grain Beef Stew

My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than...

Chicken and Lentil Chili

I like to make a simple, hearty slow-cooked recipe at least once a week. You can mix this up the...


Pumpkin-Lentil Soup

I was really craving a hot delicious soup—something filling and healthy. I looked around my kitchen for a few ingredients,...

Orzo-Lentil Rice

A tender medley of pasta, lentils and rice partners perfectly with a meat or vegetarian entrée. Herbs and chopped veggies...


Meatless Lentil Soup

This has been my husband's favorite soup our whole 30-year married life. He enjoys taking a thermos of this to...


Bazaar Soup Mix

Our church women’s group assembles this soup mix to give to visitors and to sell at our annual bazaar. Each...


Southwest Barley & Lentil Soup

My family makes lentil soup every new year for good luck. My mom has been making it since I was...

Italian Lentil Soup

Lentils, like beans, are part of the legume family and add cholesterol-reducing fiber to this tasty soup. —Marybeth Gessele, Gaston,...


Spinach Lentil Stew

When my children requested more vegetarian dishes, this chunky stew became a favorite. Red wine vinegar perks up the flavor...


Lentil Barley Stew

You can have your comfort food and nutrition, too, when you stir up Sandy Starks' scrumptious stew. "We love this...


Slow-Cooked Ham and Lentil Soup

Lentil lovers will enjoy a big batch of this satisfying soup. Just pop it in the slow cooker after lunch,...


Hearty Pasta Soup Mix

Warm up loved ones on frosty winter nights with a gift of this hearty, stick-to-the-ribs soup mix. Packed in pretty...

Vegetable Lentil Soup

Here’s a healthy slow-cooker soup that's ideal for vegetarians and those watching their weight. Butternut squash and lentils...


Creamy Lentils with Kale Artichoke Saute

I've been trying to eat more meatless meals, so I experimented with this hearty saute and served it over brown...


Lentil, Bacon and Bean Soup

This quick soup feels extra cozy with lots of lentils and a touch of smoky, bacony goodness. You might want...


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Beef and Lentil Chili

Lentils were one of the crops on my dad's farm when we were growing up, and they're the best-kept secret...


Barley Lentil Stew

This stew is the perfect recipe to make on a cool winter day with a slice of homemade bread. It...


Lemon Lentil Soup

Loaded with protein-rich lentils, this hearty soup is rooted in the old-fashioned goodness of leeks, parsnips, celery and carrots. "The...


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

“Green chilies and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with...


Spiced-Up Healthy Soup

“This has been a hit with family and friends. It’s spicy, low-fat and filled with good-for-you ingredients.” Diane Tayman —...

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Lentil-Tomato Soup

Double the recipe and share this hearty soup with neighbors and loved ones on cold winter nights. I serve it...


Hearty Lentil Spaghetti

“You won't miss any meat in this spaghetti sauce,” writes Marie Bender of Henderson, Nevada. Packed full of lentils and...


Tortellini Bean Soup Mix

I like to use mixes for Christmas gifts. One year, I gave this soup mix in a jar and included...


Baked Lentils with Cheese

Onions, garlic, tomatoes, green pepper and several herbs and spices give a hearty punch to Pamela Ulrich's cheesy bean dish....


Mixed Legume Soup

My brother began growing legumes a few years back, so I've been trying many different recipes. Everyone enjoys the comforting...


Lentil Stew

This hearty stew is a favorite with our family, along with a basket of homemade breadsticks. Since lentils don't require...