Pan of lentils with green beans, peppers and courgettes.

Vegan lentil recipes

Check out our collection of wholesome vegan lentil recipes. These pulses add bulk and fibre to a range of plant-based stews, curries, soups, sauces and salads.

32 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
32 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
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608 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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your leftover Christmas veg a healthy makeover with this meal in a bowl. Packed with lentils, spinach and herbs, it's filling and flavourful. Try it with carrots or parsnips 

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
17 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Roast cabbage for a veggie centrepiece, with crisp, caramelised leaves on the outside and a soft, sweet centre. Serve with our Italian-inspired lentils and golden roast new potatoes

1 hr and 45 mins
More effort
Vegan
23 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Whip up this zingy vegan bowl in advance and keep in the fridge for quick, satisfying lunches on demand. Each bowlful boasts four of your 5-a-day

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
8 ratings 4.5 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
9 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up these lentil fritters in just 25 minutes with our basic lentils recipe, courgette and carrot. They're healthy, low-fat and packed with nutrients

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Cheap and cheerful red lentils are jazzed up with coconut milk and plenty of spices in this quick and warming soup recipe

25 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
30 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Save time on busy days by roasting the cauliflower and butternut squash ahead of time and freezing to make this tasty vegan curry at a later date

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Double or triple the quantities of this festive cranberry and lentil bake to serve more people, if you like. You can make it up to two days before serving

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.0 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
5 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This stunning cake is a modern take on the classic nut roast, and the ideal vegan centrepiece, accompanied by all the usual trimmings

2 hrs and 30 mins
A challenge
Healthy
Vegan
112 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Flavour up butternut squash with Indian spices for this warming and healthy vegetarian soup

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're eating gluten-free or dairy-free, try this delicious dhal topped with spicy cauliflower as a filling dinner or as a smaller side dish

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
32 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This healthy veggie curry is diet-friendly and a great source of iron and fibre

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
34 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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.

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
12 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A vegetarian dip with a fresh zesty flavour, your party guests will hover around this one

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
26 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Warm up on chilly days with this vegetarian slow-cooker stew. It's great for freezing and reheating for midweek meals

5 hrs and 50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
10 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Dhal is super-easy and cheap to make - plus lentils are really good for you, so it's a winner from all sides

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
137 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

A Mediterranean one-pot stew with peppers, courgettes, lentils, sweet smoked paprika and thyme

50 mins
Easy
Vegan
19 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This salad is packed with pulses and should be enough of a carb hit that you don’t need to serve potatoes as well

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
7 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Celebrate Burns Night properly with this delicious veggie haggis filled with lentils, mushrooms and seasoning. Serve with golden neeps and tatties

2 hrs
More effort
Vegan
55 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This healthy veggie chilli makes for a quick and satisfying supper, crammed with pulses and colourful fresh vegetables

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
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