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 Andouille Lentil Chili

This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky flavor of the andouille sausage adds a lot to the humble lentils. And you can make it in either a pressure cooker or a slow cooker. —Melody Gow, Mead, Washington

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...


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...


Lentil Soup with Sausage

Chunks of smoked kielbasa, lentils and veggies—they all add up to one satisfying soup! A side dish is definitely optional....


Italian Lentil Soup

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

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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...


Ham and Lentil Soup

This lentil soup with ham is a combination of two soup recipes I came across and adapted. I often serve...

Mixed Legume Soup

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


Country Bean Soup

I like to give this mix as a gift, layering the beans in a clear pint jar and attaching the...


Lentil Stew

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


Southwest Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Even self-avowed carnivores won’t miss the meat in this zippy dish. It’s chock-full of healthy ingredients that will keep you...

Emily’s Bean Soup

This is a wonderful fall or winter meal, served with thick slices of warm homemade bread. The recipe evolved over...


Western Beans

I've made these zesty beans many times for picnics and potlucks—they're hearty and zippy with chili pepper and the extra...


Ranch-Style Baked Lentils

The Palouse area of northern Idaho and eastern Washington is known as the "Dried Pea and Lentil Capital of the...


Mimi’s Lentil Medley

I made this one summer evening by putting together what I had on hand. My husband gave it his top...


Spicy Lentil Soup

I’ve finally found a lentil soup my husband goes for. Adjust the spice level to your taste, and present this...

Turkey Sausage and Lentil Soup

This recipe was given to me by my son, Chris, and we have it several times during the winter months....