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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Ancient Grain Beef Stew

My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than potatoes. If leftover stew seems too thick, add more beef stock when reheating. —Margaret Roscoe, Keystone Heights, Florida

East Coast Shrimp and Lentil Bowls

If you have frozen shrimp, a few seasoning ingredients, bagged spinach and lentils on hand in your pantry, you can...


Lentil Loaf

This lentil loaf is so flavorful, you won't miss the meat. And it's packed with fiber and nutrients. —Tracy Fleming,...


Barley Lentil Stew

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


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....

Spicy Lentil & Chickpea Stew

This recipe came to me from a friend who had worked at a health food store. I changed a few...


Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon

Beef Lentil Soup

You can prepare this soup as the main course in a hearty lunch or dinner. On cold winter evenings here...


Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew

This hearty and healthy stew will warm your family right down to their toes! Serve with cornbread or rolls to...


Lentil Burritos

I'm constantly trying to incorporate healthy but tasty meals into our menu. Kids and adults alike love these mildly spiced...