Lentil recipes

Lentils come loaded with fibre and protein and are a cheap and easy way to bulk up a recipe. Try them here in both vegetarian and meat dishes, including soups, casseroles, salads and a knockout lasagne.

Whether you’re looking for a coconut dal, halloumi-topped stew or veggie ragù for pasta, you’ll find so much choice here.

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Dal dhokli

Lentil recipes

Dal dhokli

Dal dhokli is a traditional Gujarati dish of thin, silky dal with dumplings. Nisha Parmar shares her recipe, which makes...

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Chicken thighs with curried leeks and lentils

Quick midweek meals

Chicken thighs with curried leeks and lentils

This comforting bowl of creamy curried lentils, soft sweet leeks and juicy chicken thighs is just what you need on...

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Parsnip, carrot and red lentil dal

Lentil recipes

Parsnip, carrot and red lentil dal

Sweet root vegetables give a twist on coconut dal in this simple vegan supper. Parsnips and carrots are cooked with...

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Roasted lentil khichuri

Lentil recipes

Roasted lentil khichuri

“Creamy rice and lentil khichdi is a homely staple lauded as a remedy for everything from the common cold and...

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Dal makhani

Chef recipes from restaurants

Dal makhani

Dal makhani is a black dal, and this recipe from much-loved Babur restaurant in London’s Honor Oak is irresistibly good....

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Lentil and mushroom ragù with spaghetti

Lentil recipes

Lentil and mushroom ragù with spaghetti

Lentil ragù offers all the rich depth of its meatier counterparts, finished with a dollop of luxurious mascarpone for the...

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Coconut dhal and chapatis

Lentil recipes

Coconut dhal and chapatis

Nearly all the ingredients for this fragrant vegan coconut dhal come from the store cupboard. Serve with homemade chapatis for...

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Steak and lentil salad with rocket salsa verde

High protein recipes

Steak and lentil salad with rocket salsa verde

Stretch one steak to serve two in this wallet-friendly steak salad recipe. Drizzle with punchy salsa verde and serve over...

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Lamb meatballs and curried lentils

Budget recipes

Lamb meatballs and curried lentils

Get out of a midweek meal rut by dishing up filling bowls of delicious lamb meatballs with a coconut, lime...

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Root vegetable and lentil tagine

Lentil recipes

Root vegetable and lentil tagine

Our take on a Moroccan tagine is packed with warming spices, seasonal veg and fibre-rich lentils for a healthy, vegan...

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Charred broccoli steaks with lentil salad and harissa yogurt

Broccoli recipes

Charred broccoli steaks with lentil salad and harissa yogurt

Serve charred broccoli steaks over black lentils with antipasti vegetables and a punchy harissa yogurt for an easy, flavour-packed vegetarian...

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Grilled mango chicken with lentils and yogurt

Chicken curry recipes

Grilled mango chicken with lentils and yogurt

This quick mango chicken curry recipe with lentils, tomatoes, yogurt and fruity mango chutney is really easy to throw together...

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Halloumi-topped lentil stew

Puy lentil recipes

Halloumi-topped lentil stew

This spicy vegetarian lentil stew is packed with healthy vegetables and topped with slices of grilled halloumi for extra flavour....

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Lentil, broccoli and egg salad with crunchy seeds

Healthy lunch recipes

Lentil, broccoli and egg salad with crunchy seeds

There’s so much goodness packed into this healthy veggie salad including fibre-rich lentils, tenderstem broccoli, fudgy boiled eggs and a...

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Pumpkin black dhal

Vegan dinner recipes

Pumpkin black dhal

Serving vegan guests at a dinner party? This is the recipe you need. The contrast between the rich black dhal...

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Sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad with tapenade dressing

Lentil recipes

Sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad with tapenade dressing

This French-inspired sausage, lentil and goat’s cheese salad, with a tapenade dressing, is a real family-pleaser and a filling salad...

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