50 Green Lentils Recipes


Looking for green lentils? Here is our collection of 50 delicious meal ideas, including: Green Minestrone with Radish Greens Pesto. Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin. Soupy Spanish Lentils with Chorizo and Manchego Toast.


Green Minestrone with Radish Greens Pesto

Green Minestrone with Radish Greens Pesto is a healthful taste of spring!  A twist on classic Italian minestrone, this version has lots of spring vegetables!


Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin

Crushed Lentils with Tahini and Cumin ~ if you love hummus, you might want to try this warm lentil appetizer from Yotam Ottolenghi ~ this Middle Eastern dip has lots of flavor and texture! This is my second attempt from YotamOttolenghi’s PLENTY...


Soupy Spanish Lentils with Chorizo and Manchego Toast

Soupy Spanish Lentils with Chorizo and Manchego Toast - Braised lentils with spicy chorizo sausage kicked up with red wine and Spanish spices and served with crusty bread topped with melted Manchego cheese is perfect winter comfort food!


Beef and Ale Stew with Red Lentils

This hearty beef and ale stew with red lentils is simple to make, very warming and absolutely delicious!


Indian Spiced Sea Bass with Braised Red Lentils

Indian Spiced Sea Bass with Braised Red Lentils is a healthful way to spice up a winter night!


Slow Cooker Moroccan Turkey and Lentils

Slow Cooker Moroccan Turkey and Lentils is a delicious way to puts an exotic twist on turkey!  Perfect for the holidays or an easy dinner!


Roasted Beet Kale Salad with Herb Marinated Lentils

This Roasted Beet Kale Salad recipe is full of interesting flavors and textures. Beets meet marinated lentils and crunchy pistachios for texture and flavor. 


Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils

There’s something so tactile and satisfying about dinner in a bowl.. a meal like this Salmon Bowl with Kale and Lentils that you can cradle in your hands and eat cross-legged on the couch.  It’s also incredibly healthy and cost effective...


Grains and Greens Casserole

Grains and Greens Casserole is very flexible! Vary the grains and vary the greens!


Arugula & lentils salad

The weather gets warmer every day and I naturally crave salads. I love a good salad for dinner and sometimes even for lunch. They’re so refreshing,  tasty and so beautiful, full of colors and…


Sneaky Greens Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

This Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding recipe is rich, chocolatey, and sneaks in a whole serving of greens! This vegan and gluten free recipe can be made in 10!


Baked Catfish Pecan Meuniere with Spicy Sauteed Greens

Servin' up N'Awlins style! Baked Catfish Pecan Meunière is a healthy interpretation of Palace Cafe's classic! Spicy Sauteed Greens make the perfect side dish!


Chicken Thighs with White Beans and Wilted Greens

Chicken Thighs with White Beans and Wilted Greens ~ easy enough for a weeknight dinner, and perfect for when you want your company to feel like family.


Roasted Pork Loin Dinner with Cheesy Grits and Sauteed Greens

This whole Roasted Pork Loin Dinner with Cheesy Grits and Sauteed Greens is ready in just 35 minutes! Your whole family will love this balanced meal.


Braised Greens with Olives and Lemon

Southern braised greens get a fresh and flavorful Mediterranean-inspired makeover for the new year!


White Bean Artichoke and Baby Greens Soup

Rustic yet elegant, White Bean, Artichoke and Baby Greens Soup is light, healthful, easy and perfect for an early fall day!


Winter Greens with Poached Pears, Butter and Turbinado Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Winter Greens with Poached Pears, Butter and Turbinado Toasted Pecans, Blue Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette is the perfect, elegant winter-inspired salad!


Radish Greens Pesto

Pungent, peppery radish greens make perfect pesto and pack a nutritional punch!


Sheet Pan Frittata with Spring Greens

Sheet Pan Frittata with Spring Greens ~ easy eggs for a breakfast or brunch crowd...this healthy egg frittata makes a great meal prep for the week, too!


Mini Green Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce

Mini Green Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce is a healthy Middle Eastern appetizer made with chickpeas, spices, and lots and lots of fresh herbs.  These healthy gluten free chickpea fritters will become your new favorites! There are two special thing...


Green Cauliflower Soup with Fried Shallots

It’s hard to resist rainbow colored cauliflower.  If I have the choice between bland white and electric green, orange, or purple, I’m going for the colors every time.  This green cauliflower tastes exactly the same as the original, but ...


Fiery Green Martini

See the summer out with a bang — make a batch of this fresh green Tabasco and then use a few good dashes in an amazing cocktail that plays up the contrast of cool cucumbers and cilantro against the fiery Serrano pepper.   My husband and I both...


Fried Green Beans with Lime Aioli Dipping Sauce

Fried green beans definitely give potatoes a run for their money…who says spuds are the only veg that can be fried?   These beans are light and crispy, and the sauce is extra tangy.  Pull up a lawn chair and dig in! I made these in a 3 qt sau...


Vegan Pumpkin Spinach Creamy Lentil Soup

Creamy Lentil Soup is a hearty vegan one-pot soup with lentils, pumpkin, and spinach. Great for a cold winter day and ready in just 30 minutes! Gluten-free & Vegan.


Roasted Yellow Pepper and Lentil Soup

Roasted Yellow Pepper and Lentil Soup ~ this light bright soup made with bell peppers and lentils makes a wonderful starter or light meal, just add a crisp salad and a warm loaf of bread!


Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie

Some times I feel like I need lean heavy on the greens and there is no time like the present. After my Texas trip, aka taco eating mission (which I crushed btw), I am craving all kinds of green crunchy things. It is starting to feel like spring and m...


Thai Red Curry Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Experience lentil joy with this easy and crazy good Thai Red Curry Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup!


Spring Green Soba Noodle Salad

Spring Green Soba Noodle Salad is a refreshing vegan salad for hot days with minimal cooking. Healthy & packed full of fresh green produce!


Green Smoothie with Chinese Cabbage and Spinach

Hello dear smoothie lovers! 🙋🏻 Today I want to share an amazingly healthy green smoothie with you: Chinese Cabbage and Spinach Green Smoothie. This is probably one of the most nutrient-rich smoothie recipes out there: Chinese cabbage,...


Thai Sweet Chili Green Beans

Thai Sweet Chili Green Beans are a delicious new way to enjoy green beans. They will rock your vegetable world!


Green Smoothie Bowl with Spirulina

A healthy green smoothie bowl recipe. It is mainly made of fruits and the "lovely" green hue comes from the added spirulina. Simple & very tasty!


Green Tomato Cobbler with Buttermilk Cornmeal Biscuits

Green Tomato Cobbler with Buttermilk Cornmeal Biscuits is the best way to use up those end of summer green tomatoes!


Spinach and Onion Pakora with Green Chutney

It’s always the first thing we order at an Indian restaurant.  Pakora are little vegetable fritters fried in a spiced chickpea batter.  If you’ve been to an Indian restaurant you’ve probably had them.  Sometimes they’re jus...


Green Beans with Cranberries, Almonds, and Goat Cheese in a Fig Balsamic Glaze

Try this side dish of Green Beans with Cranberries, Goat Cheese, and Toasted Almonds, drizzled with Fig Balsamic Glaze. You will never go back to mushy green bean casseroles again!


French Lentil Salad

French Lentil Salad is a lovely and delicious way to ring in spring!  With radishes, young green beans and baby lettuces, it's perfect for that first dinner on the patio!


Sweet potato, millet & green salad

Me and my salad obsession are back. This time I’m sharing with you an old love of mine “sweet potato, millet and greens salad”. This wholesome salad with earthy flavours was an &#…


Vegan Buddha Bowl with Green Tahini Sauce

I've tried quite a few variations of the ol' grain + greens + veg + sauce combo, and this quinoa & sweet potato vegan buddha bowl is simply the best!


Thai Green Curry Traybake

This Thai green curry traybake is a winner! It's so simple to make and packs a real flavour punch.


Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger and Green Onion

Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger and Green Onion ~ these tender pot stickers are even better than the ones at your favorite restaurant!


Pineapple Spinach Green Smoothie

An amazing 4-ingredient Pineapple Spinach Green Smoothie to start your day right! Vegan & Gluten-Free, no banana, quick & easy!


5-ingredient Green Vegan Pea Soup

An easy radiant green Vegan Pea Soup uses only 5 ingredients to make a delicious meal! Just onion, garlic, peas (fresh or frozen), a potato and stock.


Detox Spinach Green Smoothie

Start spring cleaning with a delicious & healthy Detox Spinach Green Smoothie. Just 5 ingredients for a powerful detox smoothie!


Spring Green Risotto with Peas, Asparagus and Fennel

Spring Green Risotto with Peas, Asparagus and Fennel ~ this healthy risotto recipe with fresh spring vegetables will have you dreaming of spring!


Lasagna with Pesto Green Beans and Potatoes

Lasagna with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes is the perfect way to use the rest of this year’s fresh basil.  Or, if you have frozen pesto, make this for a taste of summer all year long!


Green Goddess Immune Boosting Soup

Green Goddess Immune Boosting Soup ~ this healthy soup is full of powerful superfoods to help you get through flu season without so much as a sniffle!


Slow Cooker Colorado Green Chili

Slow Cooker Colorado Green Chili is a Southwestern favorite.  Low and slow cooking is the perfect way to bring out the intense flavor!


Potato Green Bean Salad with Olives and Feta Cheese

Potato Green Bean Salad with Olives and Feta Cheese is a lovely Greek-inspired twist on traditional potato salad!


Matcha Green Tea Macaroons

Matcha Green Tea Macaroons are bursting with coconut and coated in rich dark chocolate. These cookies can be made in 30 minutes and are a gluten free treat!


Tomato Topped Hatch Green Chile Mac and Cheese

Love cheese? Love some heat? This Tomato Topped Hatch Green Chile Mac and Cheese is destined to become your new favorite mac and cheese!


Butternut Squash in Fresh Green Curry

Butternut Squash in Fresh Green Curry makes a fresh and lively vegetarian main course!


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