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

      1 review

      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

      1 review

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


      Curry Pomegranate Protein Bowl

      1 review

      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

      3 reviews

      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

      1 review

      This recipe has been in my family for a number of years, and it's still a hit today. The smoky...


      Quick and Easy Vegetable Potpie

      3 reviews

      This meatless Monday superstar comes together quickly and is inexpensive as well. My 4-year-old always asks for seconds! You can...

      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 Greek-Style Lentil Soup

      1 review

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


      Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

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


      Lentil Taco Cups

      4 reviews

      My trusty muffin tin never fails to help me put fun and easy hand-held mains on the table for my...

      Greek-Style Lentil Soup

      2 reviews

      This healthy, warming soup is a satisfying vegetarian recipe, but you can use chicken broth or add cooked meat if...


      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

      8 reviews

      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

      4 reviews

      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

      1 review

      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...


      Emily’s Bean Soup

      7 reviews

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


      Lentil Spinach Soup

      5 reviews

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


      Beef Barley Lentil Soup

      32 reviews

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


      Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

      12 reviews

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


      Italian-Style Lentil Soup

      14 reviews

      I cook with lentils often because they're a nutritious, inexpensive source of protein. This low-fat soup is one of my...


      Slow-Cooked Ham and Lentil Soup

      5 reviews

      Lentil lovers will enjoy a big batch of this satisfying soup. Just pop it in the slow cooker after lunch,...

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      Turkey Sausage and Lentil Soup

      1 review

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


      Lentil Loaf

      4 reviews

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


      Lentil and Pasta Stew

      3 reviews

      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...


      Spicy Lentil & Chickpea Stew

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


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      Italian Herb-Lentil Patties with Mozzarella

      My family has requested this meatless recipe over and over again. It is simple to prepare and even meat lovers...


      Southwest Vegetarian Lentil Soup

      1 review

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