I Love Lentils

Today we’re going to take a look at a very simple bean, the lentil.  It’s a very versatile bean and can be used in a myriad of ways from soups to salads and more.  It’s easy to cook with and has lots of great nutritional benefits.

Soups and Stews:

Curried lentil soup

Lentil soup with winter vegetables

Lentil soup with crispy kale

Red lentil vegetable stew

Mushroom and lentil soup

Sausage lentil and kale soup

Lentil sausage soup

Red lentil soup with turnip and parsley

Lentil soup with lemon and dill

Angry red lentil tortilla soup

Salad:

Lentil salad with grapes and feta

Warm lentil salad with poached eggs

Spicy sausage and lentil stew with escarole salad

Carrot and lentil salad

Lemony lentil salad

Lentil and bulgar salad

Turmeric roasted chickpea and lentil salad

Lentil and orzo salad with roasted cauliflower, chard and herbs

Main Dishes:

Wild salmon with lentils and arugula

French lentil and Swiss chard risotto

Poached chicken with lardons and lentils

Lentil curry

Lentil patties with lettuce and yogurt

Lam and lentil shepherds pie

Turkey lentil sloppy joes

Rosemary cornbread lentil pot pie

More:

Lentils with spinach

Lentil hummus

Rosemary lentils

Herbed bulgar and lentil pilaf

What are your favorite ways to cook lentils?

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