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

    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...


    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

    7 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.


    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...


    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...


    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,...

    Western Beans

    4 reviews

    I've made these zesty beans many times for picnics and potlucks—they're hearty and zippy with chili pepper and the extra...


    Italian Lentil Soup

    12 reviews

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


    Spicy Veggie & Lentil Soup

    2 reviews

    I enjoy this recipe because it’s meatless, inexpensive and simply delicious! You can substitute any vegetables you like—it’s all a...


    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...


    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...


    Mixed Legume Soup

    1 review

    My brother began growing legumes a few years back, so I've been trying many different recipes. Everyone enjoys the comforting...


    Lentil White Bean Pilaf

    4 reviews

    Vegetarians will be happy to see this hearty meatless grain pilaf on the holiday buffet table. I like to make...


    Lucky Bean Soup

    6 reviews

    This recipe is from a bean soup gift pack I developed as a fund-raiser for our church. We provide it...

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    Tortellini Bean Soup Mix

    I like to use mixes for Christmas gifts. One year, I gave this soup mix in a jar and included...


    Tasty Lentil Soup

    2 reviews

    Legume lovers can easily fill up on Dorothy Webb's substantial soup without expanding their waistlines. Lentils lend taste and texture...


    Spinach and Sausage Lentil Soup

    4 reviews

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


    Spiced-Up Healthy Soup

    17 reviews

    “This has been a hit with family and friends. It’s spicy, low-fat and filled with good-for-you ingredients.” Diane Tayman —...


    Vegetable Lentil Soup

    4 reviews

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


    Healthy Sausage Lentil Soup

    6 reviews

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