Lentils, the humble legume, are often overlooked in modern cooking. However, these tiny sources of protein and fiber can transform your everyday meals into a delicious and satisfying experience. Discover 14 amazing recipes that will show you how to make delicious lentil dishes to satisfy your cravings and fill your body.
Turkish Lentil Soup
This traditional Turkish Lentil Soup also called Mercimek çorbası is a uniquely fragrant, cozy and satisfying soup perfect for chilly days. You can make it in no time and enjoy for lunch or hearty dinner. Get the recipe.
These Lentil Tacos are one of the easiest and healthiest recipes that have the perfect meat replacement! Not only does it taste amazing, but it's also budget-friendly and a great way to get started with a diet. It's a protein-packed, iron-rich, and full of flavor in each bite thanks to the homemade avocado dressing. Get the recipe.
This Lentil Pasta has the perfect combination of hearty and healthy. The rich, flavorful sauce, the texture of the lentils against the soft pasta, and the hint of spice from the red pepper flakes all come together to create a dish that's truly irresistible. The finishing touch of fresh parsley adds a burst of freshness, making every bite a delight. Get the recipe.
Tahini Lentil Veggie Burgers
These patties are super easy to put together. The trifecta of veggie burgers. These are lightly spiced and taste ah-mazing with the red cabbage slaw piled on top. It’s so good, you almost don’t need a bun. Almost. Get the recipe.
Quick Broccoli Lentil Stir Fry
The quickest and easiest lentil stir-fry. Tender lentils, crunchy broccoli florets, and sweet corn served with turmeric rice for a real burst of color. If you follow this recipe, you will have a healthy, filling and colorful lunch or dinner within 20 minutes on the table. Get the recipe.
Sweet Red Lentil Protein Pancakes
Are you looking for a sweet lentil pancakes recipe made with red lentils? Imagine a light and fluffy pancake without eggs and milk that contains a natural protein source and only 6 other pantry ingredients. They are essentially vegan protein pancakes without protein powder. The best part is that the taste of the red lentils can be absolutely hidden. Get the recipe.
Greek Lentil and Potato Salad
Greek Lentil and Potato Salad! This side salad is perfect for summer. Lentils, herbed potatoes and vegetables in a lemon dressing. A must-try! Get the recipe.
Slow Cooker Lentil Stew
If you are looking for a meal that is hearty and warm on a chilly evening, this is what you want. Serve this with a green salad on the side and enjoy with a piece of crusty garlic bread for a very satisfying meal. It’s also a great recipe for meal prep! Get the recipe.
Juicy Lentil Loaf
This Lentil Loaf is a delicious combination of wholesome ingredients and savory flavors! It is a plant-based twist on a classic dish that we’re sure will win over even the pickiest eaters. It is packed with protein-rich lentils, and nutrient-dense veggies with a delicious hint of sweet smoked paprika. Get the recipe.
Chicken Sausage and Lentil Stew
This Lentil Stew with Chicken Sausage recipe is perfect during the cold season! Serve it over mashed potatoes, and you've got great comfort food. Get the recipe.
Lentil Salad with Tuna
This Lentil Salad with Tuna packs a protein punch that will keep you satisfied until dinner! It's full of Spring goodies like carrots and kale. Dress it with a simple lemon and olive oil dressing and you are good to go. Get the recipe.
Beef And Lentil Stew
Looking for a hearty meal that's easy to make and fills you up? Try this beef and lentil stew! It's perfect for cold nights or when you want a lot of flavor without a lot of fuss. You just need some beef, lentils, veggies, and a few spices. Get the recipe.
Lentejas Guisadas (Stewed Lentils)
Lentejas guisadas is our favorite lentils recipe, an amazing flavorful dish that can make up half of the meal on its own. The inexpensive and nutritious lentil is one of the noblest and most versatile legumes, and lends itself to wonderful dishes, simple or complex. Enjoy it. Get the recipe.
These bite-sized lentil patties are crispy on the outside yet soft and flavorful on the inside. Pair them with a side of garlicky lemon tahini dip, and we promise you’ll be licking your fingers clean! Get the recipe.
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