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Baked Eggs Shakshuka with Lentils

Easy green lentil recipes

Published: December 14, 2020 at 9:55 am

Use up a batch of green lentils with our easy recipes, from hearty stew and creamy curries to baked shakshuka

Looking for green lentil recipes? Want to make the best lentil soup or curry? Lentils are rich in protein and iron – a vegetarian's saviour. Check out our recipes below, then take a look at our lentil recipes or more of our easy vegetarian recipes.


Green lentil recipes

Spiced paneer with chilli green lentils

This spiced paneer with chilli green lentils recipe is vegetarian, easy to make and ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for a midweek meal.

Spiced Paneer Recipe with Chilli Green Lentils

Green lentil harissa soup

Try our healthy way to use green lentils in your cooking. Nourishing and flavourful, this soup comes stuffed with celery, parsnips, leek, kale and chickpeas.

Two black bowls filled with green lentils and chickpeas in a broth

Green lentil, vegetable and orzo stew

A delicious one-pot dish that is even better after 24 hours – this stew would be wonderful served with a spoonful of pesto.

Green lentil, vegetable and orzo stew

Griddled chicken with mustardy lentil salad

Check out this vibrant chicken salad with crunchy green beans, seasonal mangetout and lentils. This quick and easy salad is low in calories and ready in 30 minutes – the perfect way to start the week.

Chicken Salad Recipe with Lentils

Sweet and sour lentil shakshuka

Jazz up your weekend brunch with this spiced lentil shakshuka. This simple egg recipe is easy to make and low in calories, too.

Baked Eggs Shakshuka with Lentils

Rice and vegetable aash

To say that aash is merely a soup would be underselling it – this hearty Persian staple is always herb-based but there are many varieties: some with meat, some with barley, rice, tomato or pomegranate molasses.

Aash Persian Soup Recipe with Lentils

Sausages and braised puy lentils with kale

Make the most of kale in our sausage one-pot recipe, served with a quick, punchy gremolata on the side.

Sausage and Lentils Recipe with Kale

Vegetarian shepherd's pie with spiced lentils

This spiced lentil shepherd's pie is a great vegan version of a classic. It's ready in 1 hour and is enough to feed the whole family.

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie Recipe With Spiced Lentils

Baked feta with lentils, chilli and herbs

Check out this super-simple creamy feta recipe with sweet red onion and punchy chilli. This easy meal is low in calories and veggie-friendly.

Lentil Salad Recipe with Feta and crunchy bread. Served on a white plate with a blue napkin on a grey table.

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