Last updated on February 21st, 2018 at 09:12 am
If you want some more fiber, protein and deliciousness in your life – try these lentil recipes. Lentils can help you lose weight, improve your digestion and prevent cardiovascular disease. So, don’t hesitate and give these quick and easy healthy lentil recipes a try this week!
Lentils are probably one of my favorite foods.
Sure, like everyone else, I get some “flatulence” when I eat too many of them, but I’m not even trying to hide it. I’m proud of everything lentils make me do.
All because these tiny round health bombs taste amazing, are super cheap, nutrient-dense and low in calories.
And they don’t need much to be awesome. Add some onion, garlic and some spices and in about 20 minutes you will forget why you even eat meat.
Reasons to love lentils
- they help you lose weight, because they’re satiating and low cal
- stabilize blood sugar
- provide a great amount of folate, iron, fiber and protein
- lower cholesterol
- prevent constipation
- easy to prepare
- cook quicker than beans, chickpeas and other legumes
- are very versatile
- taste amazing
So if you’re looking for a quick healthy dinner recipe – try these healthy lentil recipes. It won’t take you more than 30 min if you’re well organized!
9 Easy and Healthy Lentil Recipes That Will Make You Forget About Meat
Simple Lentils with Tomatoes
This lentil recipe is so simple, I didn’t even know what to name it. You almost don’t need to do anything. Just put the lentils with the other ingredients to cook in a pot and in 20 minutes you’ve got yourself a healthy, comforting dinner. Recipe is here.
Evolved Lentil Wraps
Now these wraps…I mean they’re probably my most famous recipe. And there’s a reason for that. It’s because they’re amazing. Made with lentils, fresh herbs and vegetables + a garlic sauce – this is all I’ve ever been asking for. The recipe is here.
Bulgur, Red Lentil & Butternut squash “Risotto”
This is a one pan, super easy, lentil and bulgur “risotto” recipe that is flavorful and tasty. For me – a perfect dinner. It’s also high-fiber, high-protein and rich in iron. You can find the delicious recipe here.
Mini Pitas With Spicy Lentils
These vegan mini pitas with spicy turmeric lentils and vegan cream cheese are just one of the recipes I made with my turmeric lentils. Very simple, delicious and easy. You can find this tasty lentil recipe here.
Broccoli and Red Lentil Detox Soup
These 6-ingredients easy lentils are perfect for wraps, on a toast and can be eaten with some salad and avocado! You can find this easy and tasty lentil recipe here.
Red Lentil, Spinach and Bulgur Soup
A warming and satisfying lentil soup recipe, perfect for cold weather. The recipe is here.
Lentil Bolognese Sauce
For a vegan, tofu-free bolognese, try this version with lentils and mushrooms. Sounds weird, but it’s very good. Recipe here.
Vegan Potato Lentil Salad
A healthy plant-based sandwich salad with a lot of flavor. The sauce is made with something like a lentil hummus. This salad is great on toast, in a wrap and even just like this. Recipe is here.
I hope you enjoy these recipes, let me know if you try one – I’d love to have your feedback!