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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Curry Pomegranate Protein Bowl

This recipe is simple and beautiful. It uses a lot of unique flavors that, when blended together, create an out-of-this-world taste sensation. You can substitute other roasted, salted nuts for the soy nuts and can use warmed berry jam in place of the molasses. —Mary Baker, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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 Greek-Style Lentil Soup

This is a nice warming soup on a chilly day. Lentils are so good for you, too! —Mary Smith, Columbia,...


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...


Squash and Lentil Lamb Stew

My family lived in New Zealand many years ago. Every Sunday my mother made a lamb stew—it was Dad's favorite!...

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...


Vegetable Lentil Soup

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


Red Lentil Soup Mix

Give your friends the gift of good health. Red lentils are a protein powerhouse, and loaded with folate, iron and...


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

Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

I fell in love with the spicy aromas in this slow-cooked lentil stew. Add whatever ingredients you have on hand,...


Cream of Lentil Soup

Lentil lovers will want a second bowl of this nourishing soup with a subtle touch of curry. It looks particularly...


Beef Lentil Soup

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


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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...


Emily’s Bean Soup

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

Ham and Lentil Soup

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