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Lentil Recipes

Lentils are very nutritious and readily available in dried form as well as canned. Lentils are a great addition to many recipes and a staple protein for vegetarians. These recipes all use lentils as an ingredient.

Barbecue Lentils Recipe
Try using lentils as your barbecue beans. You will find standard baked beans ingredients including molasses, brown sugar, ketchup, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce, and onions. This is simple and easy to make from scratch.

Bean Soup Mix Recipe
Layered bean soup mix in canning jars makes a great gift and is also quite handy to keep stocked in your own kitchen. If you are giving as a gift, do not forget to attach the cooking instructions. This will make enough for 4 jars or 4 pots of soup of 8 servings each.

Creamy Lentil Soup With Caramelized Onion (Dal Shorva) Recipe
Ginger flavors the creamed lentil soup and spiced carmelized onions make a fabulous garnish for this rich soup from India. You will need a food processor or blender to puree the cooked lentils.

Dry Bean ABC Soup Mix Recipe
Dry lentils, split peas, alphabet pasta, rice, and onion are combined into a dry bean soup mix to cook in 45 minutes. One cup of the soup mix is enough to make a batch of soup to serve 6. Place in a pretty jar to give as a kitchen gift or divide into portions to have handy for your own use.

Lamb Sirloin with Lentils and Gratin Potatoes Recipe
Do not be dismayed at the long ingredients list. This lamb, lentil, and potato gourmet meal is very easy to make.

Lentil and Hazelnut Patties Recipe - Garden Burger Copycat Recipe
Lentils and hazelnuts make an excellent garden burger meat substitute. Walnuts may be substituted fro the hazelnuts, if need be. You may also substitute canned, drained lentils rather than cooking them from scratch if you are short on time. The veggie burgers are good hot or cold.

Lentil Dumplings in Yogurt Sauce (Dahi Vada) Recipe
Indian dumplings are made with lentils, chile, and ginger. They are fried and served with a fresh yogurt sauce. The dumplings may be made in advance and frozen up to 3 months. Plan ahead to soak the lentils for 3 hours.

Lentil Pate Recipe
Forget the refried beans and try this tasty spread made with lentils, garlic, and onions.

Lentil Salad Recipe
Lentils are cooked with onion, garlic, carrots, and celery. The lentils are then cooled and tossed with a lemon French dressing. May be served with hot or cold roast meats or ham. Plan ahead to refrigerate for 2 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.

Lentil Soup Recipe
You won't believe how easy it is to make this hearty and heart-warming lentil soup. Ham is used for flavoring, but you may substitute bacon, if you wish. Recipe may be frozen.

Lentils with Italian Sausage Recipe
A hearty stew of Italian sausages and lentils is easy to make and filling.

Lentils with Zucchini Recipe
This Indian dish combines lentils and zucchini with turmeric, garam masala, ginger, and chile for a tasty side dish with a bit of a bite.

Nine Bean Soup Mix Recipe
Nine different types of dried beans, plus barley, are combined to make a heart-warming bean soup mix great for gifts or to keep on hand. If you are giving as a gift, be sure to include the recipe instructions. This will make 9 gifts and each will make enough soup to feed 8.

Oxtail and Lentil Soup Recipe
Oxtails provide the flavor boost to this hearty soup of lentils, brown rice, and other vegetables. Serve with a salad for a filling meal.

Pomegranate Lentil Soup Recipe
This savory soup combines pomegranate juice with rice, lentils, herbs, and raisins for a hearty meal. It is an interesting combination of sweet and savory flavors and is full of protein from the lentils.

Smoky Seven-Bean Soup Recipe
Hearty low-fat soup contains not only a variety of beans, but also other vegetables. Serve with a salad and crusty bread for a full meal.

World's Best Bean Soup Mix Recipe
Mix up beans for gifts or just to have on hand to make soup. The soup is made with ham hock, onions, and tomatoes. The beans look quite colorful when given as a gift in a glass jar. Do not forget to include the cooking instructions. Be sure to keep some for yourself.

Yogurt Curry with Lentil Dumplings (Kadi) Recipe
An easy yogurt sauce flavored with turmeric makes a delicious sauce for Indian lentil dumplings with curry and spices. Serve with steamed white rice.

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