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Vegan lentil recipes

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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.

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  • Veggie tahini lentils

    Veggie tahini lentils

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.36 ratings

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

  • 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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.693 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.

  • Root veg lentil bowl with herb pistou served in a bowl

    Root veg lentil bowl with herb pistou

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    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

  • Italian-style roast cabbage wedges with tomato lentils served on a plate

    Italian-style roast cabbage wedges with tomato lentils

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • Vegan bowl food: sweet potato & cauliflower lentil bowl

    Sweet potato & cauliflower lentil bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.27 ratings

    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

  • Basic lentils served in a bowl

    Basic lentils

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    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

  • Lentil fritters served on a plate

    Lentil fritters

    A star rating of 3.1 out of 5.11 ratings

    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

  • Lentil & cardamom soup

    Lentil & cardamom soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.21 ratings

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

  • A pan serving cauliflower, squash, coconut & lentil curry

    Cauliflower, squash, coconut & lentil curry

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.38 ratings

    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

  • Cranberry & lentil bake served with vegetables

    Cranberry & lentil bake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • A bowl of lentil and vegetarian stew

    Hearty lentil one pot

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.19 ratings

    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

  • Butternut, chestnut & lentil cake

    Butternut, chestnut & lentil cake

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Curried squash, lentil & coconut soup

    Curried squash, lentil & coconut soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.116 ratings

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

  • Two bowls containing black dhal topped with cauliflower

    Cheat’s black dhal

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • 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.

  • Lime & coconut dhal

    Lime & coconut dhal

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Slow cooker spiced root and lentil casserole served in a casserole dish

    Slow cooker spiced root & lentil casserole

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.32 ratings

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

  • Creamy spiced dhal

    Creamy spiced dhal

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.11 ratings

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

  • Vegetarian casserole in a rustic serving dish

    Vegetarian casserole

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.146 ratings

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

  • Lemony rice & peas

    Lemony rice & peas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

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

  • Vegan haggis

    Vegan haggis

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.8 ratings

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

  • Vegetable & bean chilli

    Vegetable & bean chilli

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.59 ratings

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

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