Top Rated Lentil Recipes

Spinach and Lentils
Here's a very simple yet healthy and delicious way to eat your greens. Serve this warm with rice or Indian roti for a complete vegetarian meal.
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This easy taco recipe appeals to the vegetarians of the group. Lentils are cooked with bell pepper, carrot, and celery to give them an extra-meaty texture.
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Red Lentil Dal
Dals are essentially thick stews made with lentils and traditional Indian spices. On my web site, this is one of my most popular recipes. It’s been around the online block a few times and for good reason. It’s easy, delicious, and cheap. Make it once and it will never leave your regular rotation, I promise.
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Add spice and heat to your next lentil soup with warm curry flavors.  Click here to see 10 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Recipes
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Orange Lentil Hummus
Unlike other dried beans, lentils don’t have to be soaked overnight and cook quickly. Tahini, a ground sesame seed paste, is an essential hummus ingredient. This recipe comes from Pereg Gourmet. Click Here to See More Hummus Recipes
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Cherry-Lentil Salad
Bring this colorful salad featuring cherries to summer picnics and barbecues. Green lentils cook quickly and stay firm in salads, but you can substitute other types of lentils if you like — just be sure to adjust cooking times and drain the lentils when they are tender but still hold their shape. Click here to see In Season: Cherries.
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Celebrate the new year with this traditional Italian dish that brings good luck. This recipe is courtesy of SD26.
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Hearty Lentil and Sausage Soup
This robust one-pot dinner packs in lentils, sausage and plenty of vegetables, including mushrooms, spinach, onions and garlic. A loaf of crusty bread is the only accompaniment you need for a complete meal.
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Martha Pesa from A Family Feast shares her recipe for healhty brown rice mixed with lentils, sweet peppers, zucchini, and feta cheese.Click here to see 12 Fresh and New Rice Recipes
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This simple vegetarian chili recipe uses lentils instead of beans. Brown lentils work best as they will hold their shape even when tender after cooking. Serve over brown rice or with whole-grain hearth bread.
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Lentils are great as a vegetable side dish. These are quick to make, healthy, and flavorful. 
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Burgers don't always have to be about meat, and this recipe from Feed Me Phoebe proves that zucchini, lentils, and a few spices can make a delicious — and vegetarian — burger.  Click here to see 10 Great Zucchini Recipes to Make with Your Bounty.
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