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

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,...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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!...


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...


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 —...


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...


Roast Beef Soup

If your family's like mine, you have to disguise leftovers in order for anyone to eat them! This special soup...


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...


Lentil and Pasta Stew

Warm up with a big bowl of this stick-to-your-ribs stew that’s chock-full of chopped smoked sausage, hearty veggies and tender...


Ranch-Style Baked Lentils

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


Sausage & Kale Lentil Stew

I made a pot of this awesome soup when visiting my sister and her family. Now, I'll bring it along...


Beef Barley Lentil Soup

I serve this soup often to family and friends on cold nights, along with homemade rolls and a green salad....


Lentil Spinach Soup

Lentils are packed with protein and are an easy change of pace from beans in soup. —Margaret Wilson of Hemet,...


Sausage Bean Stew

Meet the Cook: One of the reasons I like quick dinners like this is our two sons, who are 7...


Ham and Lentil Soup

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

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Emily’s Bean Soup

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


Beef Lentil Soup

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


Lentil & Chicken Sausage Stew

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


Chunky Sausage Lentil Soup

Lentils are an inexpensive but nutritious power food, and these days, a hot, filling and flavorful family meal at a...


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....