5 Must-Try Lentil Recipes

August 29, 2011

Lentils come in various sizes and colors.  This versatile ingredients can be made into soups, salads, burgers, or even cookies.  They are used all over the world as a source of protein.  These five lentil recipes are tasty and satisfying.

Fresh Tarragon and Lentil Salad
Perfectly cooked lentils are mixed with fresh herbs and vegetables.

Indian Lentil Soup
This thick lentil soup is spiced with cumin, cardamom and cinnamon.

Walnut and Lentil Burger with Yogurt Sauce
Lentil patties are topped with a cooling yogurt sauce made with tomatoes and cucumbers.

Spinach and Green Lentils
This Indian dish, palak moong, is delicious served over quinoa.

Lentil Cookies
These gluten-free cookies are made with seeds and chocolate chips.

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