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 Lentil Pumpkin Soup

Plenty of herbs and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It?s just the thing we need on nippy days and nights. —Laura Magee, Houlton, WI

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...


Lentil Spinach Soup

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


Italian Lentil Soup

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

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

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


Southwest Vegetarian Lentil Soup

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

Lentil White Bean Pilaf

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


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...


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...


Hearty Vegetable Lentil Soup

My mother has diabetes, so I often prepare this dish for her. I wanted a hearty soup that hits the...

Lentil-Tomato Soup

Double the recipe and share this hearty soup with neighbors and loved ones on cold winter nights. I serve it...


Mimi’s Lentil Medley

I made this one summer evening by putting together what I had on hand. My husband gave it his top...


Spicy Lentil Soup

I’ve finally found a lentil soup my husband goes for. Adjust the spice level to your taste, and present this...


Spiced Sweet Potato Chowder

At my house, we're all crazy for chowder. This meatless version is loaded with root veggies and spices—cinnamon, cardamom and...


Lentil Pumpkin Soup

Garlic and spices brighten up my hearty pumpkin soup. It’s just the thing we need on a chilly fall day....

Pumpkin-Lentil Soup

I was really craving a hot delicious soup—something filling and healthy. I looked around my kitchen for a few ingredients,...


Lentil Soup for the Soul

You'll never miss the meat when you serve this wonderful meal-in-a-bowl from Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina. Rich and...


Roast Beef Soup

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


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...


Tomato-Garlic Lentil Bowls

An Ethiopian recipe inspired this feel-good dinner that's tangy, creamy and packed with hearty comfort. —Rachael Cushing, Portland, Oregon


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!...


Creamy Lentils with Kale Artichoke Saute

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


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...

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Barley Lentil Stew

This stew is the perfect recipe to make on a cool winter day with a slice of homemade bread. It...


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

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


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...


Potato-Lentil Stew

Jam-packed with veggies, this main-dish soup equals a meal the whole family will love. Serve with a loaf of your...


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...


Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

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