Vegetarian Lentil Recipes

High in protein, potassium and fiber, lentils are not only nutritious—they’re perfect as a meat substitute, or to add substance to veggie dishes. Try one of our favorite vegetarian lentil recipes; they work in everything from spaghetti and “meat”balls to veggie burgers to stews. They’re also perfect in cold salads, combined with fresh veggies and vinaigrette.

Heat-Free Lentil & Walnut Tacos

Heat-Free Lentil & Walnut Tacos

This taco recipe is not only filling and vegan; it's raw!

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Curried Red Lentil & Quinoa Bowls with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Curried Red Lentil & Quinoa Bowls with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

Red lentils and quinoa are a filling base for fresh cilantro-mint chutney.

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Sloppy Lentil Sandwiches

Sloppy Lentil Sandwiches

You can still call these lentil-based vegan sandwiches Sloppy Joes. We won't tell.

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Lentil Mushroom Burgers

Lentil Mushroom Burgers

When you've exhausted all other veggie burger recipes, try this lentil version with oats and Italian seasoning.

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Butternut Squash, Lentil & Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

Butternut Squash, Lentil & Kale Salad with Tahini Dressing

This filling, nutritious salad gets topped with a dreamy tahini dressing.

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Lentil Mushroom Meatballs

Lentil Mushroom Meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs, the vegan (and baked) way!

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Chard, Lentil, and Potato Slow Cooker Soup

Chard, Lentil, and Potato Slow Cooker Soup

The perfect vegetarian slow-cooker soup for winter, complete with leafy greens and hearty potatoes.

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Middle Eastern Lentil & Rice Soup in Pot

Middle Eastern Lentil & Rice Soup in Pot

If you're craving Middle Eastern flavors, look no further. This lentil-and-rice soup is infused with cumin and coriander.

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Herbed French Lentil Salad

Herbed French Lentil Salad

This French lentil salad gets all dolled up with zucchini, garlic and roasted red peppers.

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Salisbury Steaks Recipe

Salisbury Steaks Recipe

Vegetarian Salisbury steaks? It's possible, with a little help from lentils, oats and mushrooms.

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Vegan Cincinnati Chili

Vegan Cincinnati Chili

Those unfamiliar with the spectacle that is Cincinnati chili have a lot to learn. Start with this vegan version, which uses lentils in place of the meat.

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Vegetarian Irish Stew with Sweet Potatoes & Tempeh

Vegetarian Irish Stew with Sweet Potatoes & Tempeh

Even if you're not Irish, this savory, satisfying vegetarian stew will hit the spot.

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