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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    Cumin-Spiced Lentil Burgers

    My lovely Turkish daughter-in-law has shared many recipes with our family. I transformed her original lentil log recipe (a traditional Turkish appetizer) into these lentil burgers. For a spicier burger, you can add hot chili powder or crushed red chili peppers. —Sheila Joan Suhan, Scottdale, Pennsylvania

    How to Make Easy Lentil Soup

    With smoky bacon, tender lentils and plenty of veggies, this easy lentil soup recipe is an affordable meal that you...


    Red Lentil Hummus with Brussels Sprout Hash

    This spicy red lentil hummus is a new take on the classic dip. The Brussels sprout topping adds a special...


    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...


    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...

    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...


    Curry Chicken Popover Pie

    My cast-iron skillet is one of my favorite pans to cook in. This flavorful curry chicken potpie has Indian influences,...

    How to Make Vegan Lentil Soup

    You'll love this flavorful, warm and comforting vegan lentil soup recipe whether you follow a plant-based diet or not!


    Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

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


    27 Cozy Lentil Soup Recipes

    Feel comfy, cozy this winter with some help from these lentil soup recipes. From classic vegetable lentil to new takes...


    Lentil Sloppy Joes

    When I experimented with making more vegetarian-friendly recipes, this was one of my biggest hits—we still eat it weekly! My...

    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...


    20 Incredible Lentil Recipes

    Whether you buy 'em red, green, brown or black, these hearty lentil recipes make the most of those itty-bitty pulses.


    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...


    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...

    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...


    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...


    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....


    Cream of Lentil Soup

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


    Italian Lentil Soup

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


    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!...

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    Spinach and Sausage Lentil Soup

    During the cooler months of the year, this soup makes regular appearances on our dinner table. It is approved by...


    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...


    Healthy Sausage Lentil Soup

    Suzanne Dabkowski of Blythewood, South Carolina found this good-for-you recipe in a men’s magazine and lightened it up. "I ate...


    Coconut Lentils with Rice

    Years ago I made this recipe for my kids, and they loved it. One of my daughter's friends would always...


    Hearty Veggie Lentil Soup

    Chock-full of veggies, this delicious lentil soup is really simple to fix. In St. Ignatius, Montana, Joy Maynard often doubles...