Lentils, brown rice, and mushrooms give these vegan meatballs flavor and substance. Serve with your favorite sauce and pasta.
French Lentil Salad
Lentils are simmered with aromatics until tender and flavorful, then tossed with toasted almonds, shredded red cabbage, fresh herbs, and a lively lemon dressing in this make-ahead salad.
Cauliflower-and-Lentil Stew with Onion Relish
This fresh take on lentil stew combines the warming spices of garam masala, ginger, and fire-roasted tomatoes with cauliflower, red lentils, and baby kale. A zesty onion relish brightens up this vegan bowl that will keep bellies warm and full on a chilly night.
Spicy-Sausage and Lentil Stew With Escarole Salad
A classic flavor pairing: lentils and greens together with spicy sausage meat make for a hearty stew.
Lentils with Spinach
This grain and vegetable dish is a perfect complement to a main course but flavorful enough to steal the show.
Warm Lentil Salad with Poached Eggs
French green lentils and Swiss chard join the aromatic blend of finely diced onion, carrot, and celery known as mirepoix in this hearty salad. It's tossed in a lemony mustard dressing while still warm and finished with fresh parsley, creamy goat cheese, crunchy almonds, and the piece de resistance, poached eggs.
Quick Curried Lentils in Tomato Sauce
In this Indian-inspired vegetarian main, top-notch jarred tomato sauce and canned lentils save hours of work. When chosen well, jarred tomato sauce can rival your own. The best ones include tomatoes and seasonings but are free of preservatives, sugar, and corn syrup.
Warm Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese
Hearty lentils and tangy goat cheese pair perfectly in this healthy side dish.