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Kids' lentil recipes

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Lentils are a super-versatile ingredient that kids are sure to enjoy in all kinds of dishes, from mild curries to shepherd's pie and simple soups.

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  • Creamy lentil & veggie curry in a pan and bowl

    Creamy lentil & veggie curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.24 ratings

    Swap in different veg to this family-friendly curry, or add a can of chickpeas to make it chunkier. Kids can take it to school in a wide-necked thermos

  • A chopping board with the ingredients for carrot & red lentil purée

    Weaning recipe: Carrot & red lentil purée

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Carrots and red lentils are packed with goodness and this weaning purée is great for babies moving on from eating soft foods to slightly more textured meals

  • Five mini shepherd’s pies on a white table

    Toddler recipe: Mini shepherd’s pies

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Make these shepherd's pies for your toddler and see how they wolf them down. As well as lamb, they're packed with lentils, carrots, courgette and pepper

  • Lentil & sweet potato purée

    Weaning recipe: Lentil & sweet potato purée

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Babies tend to love the taste of sweet potato, here we’ve combined it with lentils which are a rich source of protein, iron and fibre. You can also add a dollop of yogurt for an extra protein boost

  • Lentil soup served in bowls

    Lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.67 ratings

    Enjoy this filling veggie soup with red lentils, carrots and leeks. It's low in calories and fat and delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Lentil ragu

    Lentil ragu

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.258 ratings

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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.694 ratings

    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.

  • A mini lentil shepherd’s pie served in a small casserole dish

    Mini lentil shepherd’s pies

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.25 ratings

    Make these mini veggie shepherd's pies ahead and freeze them for a nutritious family supper when you're pushed for time. They contain three of your 5-a-day

  • Lentil & sweet potato curry with yogurt & naan breads

    Lentil & sweet potato curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.292 ratings

    A storecupboard spice pot with red and green lentils, chickpeas and coriander. Serve with yogurt and naan bread

  • Lentil kedgeree served in a bowl

    Lentil kedgeree

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Lentil ragu with courgetti

    Lentil ragu with courgetti

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    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

  • Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    Red lentil & sweet potato pâté

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.35 ratings

    This easy vegetarian dip is a healthy alternative to hummus and great with crudités in a lunchbox or served as a vegan pate as part of a snack selection.

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