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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Curry Pomegranate Protein Bowl

This recipe is simple and beautiful. It uses a lot of unique flavors that, when blended together, create an out-of-this-world taste sensation. You can substitute other roasted, salted nuts for the soy nuts and can use warmed berry jam in place of the molasses. —Mary Baker, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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...


Pressure-Cooker Lentil Stew

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


Italian Lentil Soup

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


Lentil White Bean Pilaf

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

Tasty Lentil Soup

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


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 —...

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,...


Red Lentil Soup Mix

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


Satisfying Lentil Soup

Packed with a combination of flavorful ingredients, this heart healthy soup packs 15 g of fiber into each serving, and...


Lentil Barley Stew

You can have your comfort food and nutrition, too, when you stir up Sandy Starks' scrumptious stew. "We love this...

Orzo-Lentil Rice

A tender medley of pasta, lentils and rice partners perfectly with a meat or vegetarian entrée. Herbs and chopped veggies...


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....


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...


Cream of Lentil Soup

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


Lemon Lentil Soup

Loaded with protein-rich lentils, this hearty soup is rooted in the old-fashioned goodness of leeks, parsnips, celery and carrots. "The...

Roast Beef Soup

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


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!...


Coconut Lentils with Rice

Years ago I made this recipe for my kids, and they loved it. One of my daughter's friends would always...


Hearty Lentil Spaghetti

“You won't miss any meat in this spaghetti sauce,” writes Marie Bender of Henderson, Nevada. Packed full of lentils and...


Barley Lentil Stew

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


Lentil Loaf

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


Homemade Lentil Barley Stew

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

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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...