You’ve heard of lentils but have you figured out how to incorporate them in your meals? Lentils are super budget friendly, packed full of protein and fibre, cook fast, and they work perfectly as a meat-substitute in your favorite flavor-packed dishes since they are nearly flavorless. So why not grab a bag of lentils are your supermarket and try your hand at these 7 recipes this winter!
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These Lentil and Turkey Mini Meatloaves are not only adorable but they’re also delicious! The addition of lentils makes the meatloaves juicy and tender!
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This Lentil and Potato Stew is the perfect dish to cozy up to when it’s cold outside!
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Try this yummy Honey Roasted Carrot Lentil Salad (for two)! It’s top 8 free and perfect for make ahead meals.
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Vegan and gluten free, this simple 3 Lentil Soup can be easily adapted to whatever you have in your fridge.
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A fun way to switch it up from using lentils in soups is using it as a meat substitute such as in these easy Taco Turkey Lentil Wraps!
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Another non-soup lentil dish that’d warm your stomach right up is this Lentil and Butternut Squash Vegetarian Chili with Spicy Chickpea Quinoa Crackers! Such a delicious way to get your pulses and vegetables in!
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A different way to eat lentils is to sprout them first! Sprouting lentils supposedly allows for the body to absorb the minerals better. This Sprouted Salad with Tahini Lime Dressing is a great way to try your hand at sprouted lentils!