Spiced carrot & lentil soup

Healthy lentil recipes

Discover delicious, nutritious, triple-tested recipes using lentils; from spicy dhals and curries, to salads, soups, casseroles and stews.

1,149 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
810 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The potatoes in this recipe take on the spicy flavours beautifully - our idea of the perfect veggie supper

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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679 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
257 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Struggle to get your five-a-day? This superhealthy ragu will get you four steps closer and can be frozen for extra convenience

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make our tasty lentil recipe and use it as a base to make three more fabulous dishes. By itself it's a tasty vegan, low-fat and gluten-free meal

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Make this kedgeree with our basic lentils recipe, plus wholegrain rice, peas, eggs and haddock. It can be served for brunch, lunch or supper

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
107 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This all-in-one, 40-minute meal makes a brilliant, fuss-free supper, and saves on the washing up too. Pair with potatoes or rice for a hearty dinner

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
157 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
103 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Lesley Waters’ rich chicken dish has vibrant North African flavours and goes fantastically with rice or couscous

2 hrs
Easy
Healthy
111 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet smoked paprika and cumin flavour this rustic blend topped with spicy Spanish sausage

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
99 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
61 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Puy lentils bulk out this low-calorie vegetarian bake with mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil sauce and roasted aubergines

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
78 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
67 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

When it's cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup, packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and four of your 5-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
35 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Quick, easy and packed with healthy veg, this is a great midweek meal for vegans and veggies

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Lentils make for a filling and superhealthy side dish. Give yours a kick with chilli and citrus zing

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
35 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A healthy tomato 'pasta' dish that makes full use of your spiralizer. This vegan-friendly supper is five of your five-a-day and will fill you to the brim

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Pack in an impressive 3 of your 5-a-day with this spicy vegetarian lentil dish filled with roast butternut squash, peppers and onions

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Tuck into this full-bodied, vegetarian Bolognese-based soup with red lentils, which brings you four of your 5-a-day and plenty of fibre

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A rustic, healthy accompaniment to serve alongside main courses like sausages, roast chicken or lamb

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Pack in the nutrients and the flavour with our curried spinach and lentil soup. It's full of iron and vitamin C and is served with a cashew chutney topping

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
17 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Providing an impressive five of your 5-a-day in each portion, this filling vegan stew is low calorie and low fat, and also provides fibre, vitamin C, iron and calcium

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
106 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Spice up supper with this superhealthy recipe that's high in fibre, packed with iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day - it's cheap too!

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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