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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One-Pot Coconut Curry Lentil Soup

3 reviews

This curry soup might be vegan, but it's still as creamy as ever. If you prefer a meatier bowl, toss some chicken and chicken broth into the recipe. —Kijan Zendi, San Diego, California

Cumin-Spiced Lentil Burgers

1 review

I adapted my Turkish daughter-in-law’s traditional recipe for lentil logs—typically wrapped in a lettuce leaf and served with a lemon...


Red Lentil Hummus with Brussels Sprout Hash

1 review

Instead of chickpeas, this red lentil hummus uses lentils to create a hearty, healthful appetizer. The Brussels sprout topping makes...


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 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

1 review

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 make fun and easy hand-held snacks. These festive vegetarian cups are...


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Greek-Style Lentil Soup

3 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

9 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

2 reviews

My version of beef stew is comfort food with a healthy twist. I use lentils and red quinoa rather than...

Chicken and Lentil Chili

1 review

I like to make a simple, hearty slow-cooked recipe at least once a week. You can mix this up the...


Creamy Lentils with Kale Artichoke Saute

4 reviews

I've been trying to eat more meatless meals, so I experimented with this hearty saute and served it over brown...


Cream of Lentil Soup

8 reviews

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


Lentil Pumpkin Soup

5 reviews

Plenty of herbs and spices brighten this hearty pumpkin soup. It’s fantastic to enjoy on nippy days and nights. —Laura...


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Ham and Lentil Soup

15 reviews

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


Chunky Sausage Lentil Soup

4 reviews

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

1 review

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


Beef Lentil Soup

15 reviews

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


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...

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Lentil and Pasta Stew

4 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...


Southwest Barley & Lentil Soup

5 reviews

My family makes lentil soup every new year for good luck. My mom has been making it since I was...


Red Lentil Soup Mix

2 reviews

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


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

7 reviews

Green chiles and fresh ginger add zip to this thick meatless stew. It can be served as is or with...


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,...


Spinach and Sausage Lentil Soup

5 reviews

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