Rustic, comforting and simple. Lentils of any colour form a hearty, nourishing base for soups and salads, and are the backbone to many recipes. Their nutty and earthy flavours mean they’re a good match for vegetables such as beetroot and Brussels sprouts, and meat proteins such as pork, sausages and chicken.
Here, we have easy lentil recipes such as our golden coconut-curried lentils recipe and a recipe for beetroot, feta and brown lentils salad ready in less than 30 minutes. We also have recipes a soup recipe made with red lentils, a dhal and barramundi dish handily made in one pot and perfect for a weeknight dinner.
Many of these recipes with lentils are plant based, budget friendly and are ideal for people who love prepping meal plans. Really, what’s not to love about lentils?
Here are our best lentil recipes to make.