Recipes that call for lentils and pulses.

Lentils, Soups

Mom’s Lentil Sausage Soup from Ina Garten


Lentil sausage soup is a hearty meal with great flavour and texture. The no-sausage vegetarian version is delicious too. We always joked that my dad was the reluctant vegetarian. Lentils were not his preferred food, although he could eat canned peas so go figure. One time mom was away he […]

Desserts, Lentils, Salads

Healthy (ish) Tahini Lentil Snack Cake


 With lentils, tahini and whole grain flour this snack cake combines the nutritious with the delicious. It’s school-lunch-friendly too. Sometimes I expect more from a cake. Sure, I want a cake that satisfies with just the right sweetness and texture. But sometimes I’d like a little more from my baking […]

Lentils, Soups, Vegetarian

Roasted red pepper lentil soup


 This soup is flavourful, has great texture and takes all of 30 minutes to make. You simply throw everything in a pot at once and cook until tender.   My mom has a way with soup. She has some of the best recipes and she still makes enough to feed […]

Lentils, Salads, Soups, Vegetarian

Meatless Monday: Phil’s Lentil Soup


This speedy soup makes a great supper on a busy weeknight. Community cookbooks are a treasure trove of great recipes.  You can pretty much guarantee that anyone who submits a recipe to be published with their name attached will choose carefully. As a result these recipe collections contain everyone’s family […]