Vegan Lentil dishes are a good source of protein. Since ancient times, lentils are used as a powerful food replacing meat and keep Vegan and vegetarians strong and vital. Lentils are fast and easy to cook and you can even freeze and store them.
See the video on page 3 how to do this and have them always handy without using canned ones for a fast meal. As we know canned food is not healthy and can contain BPA. Read the article about BPA and canned food. 100 grams of lentils contain 26 grams of protein, 72% Fiber, 50% of your daily need of Folate, 25% of potassium, 45% of Iron and all the Manganese we daily need.
Lentils can also be sprouted which makes them even more nutritious. Lentils are good for the heart, regulate blood sugar and are recommended for people who want to lose weight and with diabetes. Vegan Lentil dishes can be eaten cold in salads or warm and there are many aromatic recipes.
Watch the video’s on Page 3, how to cook Lentils and how to make lentil pesto pasta.
See the vegan Lentil dishes below and check them out and enjoy the variety!
The Best Powerful Vegan Lentil Dishes
Red Lentil and Butternut Squash Burger
The combination of lentils and butternut squash give these Red Lentils and Butternut Squash Burgers a completely different texture than bean burgers. They are soft but keep their shape well. Cayenne and paprika give the sweet burgers balance and a little kick.
3. Chili Lime Lentil Tacos With Spicy Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Everyone loves tacos because you can make them in a million different ways. These Chili Lime Lentil Tacos are awesome on their own, and vegan sour cream or avocados make them even better. But it’s the spicy grilled pineapple salsa that takes these tacos to a whole other level.
4. Red Lentil Curry With Black Tahini and Roasted Cashews
This quick Red Lentil Curry is simply delicious, super easy and inexpensive to make, plus leftovers are even better. Filled with pumpkin and chickpeas, this curry is topped with black tahini, coconut, and roasted cashews.
5. Hearty Lentil Broccoli Bolognese
This Hearty Lentil Broccoli Bolognese Sauce is so tasty, satisfying, and filling. It’s a hearty lentil, walnut, and mushroom filled tomato sauce blanketing a bed of pasta. Serve over any pasta of choice with a side salad and some toasty bread, perfection!
6. Sloppy Lentils
To be truly awesome, comfort food should do three things: evoke feelings of nostalgia which is great for your soul, be quick and easy because nostalgia shouldn’t take all night to achieve and be nourishing to our bodies and souls. Fortunately, these saucy, hearty and all around amazing Sloppy Lentil Joes does all of these things perfectly.
7. Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots
Indian cuisine has so many plant-based dishes to choose from and can turn vegetables and legumes into the most delicious dishes by adding colorful spices and herbs. This Green Lentil Salad with Spiced Carrots is based on a classic French dish but infused with Indian flavors. It makes a perfect light lunch or a tasty side dish.
8. Miso Soup with Garlicky Kale, Lentils, and Mushrooms
When you need something warm, comforting and quick to make, this Miso Soup with Garlicky Lentils, Kale and Mushrooms is the answer. It’s perfectly packed with protein, fiber, and secret hidden veggies. It’s extra-filling and extra satisfying, and particularly awesome to make a batch to eat throughout the week.
9. Masala Lentils (Sabut Masoor)
If you want to impress someone with a dal, make it this Masala Lentils. Don’t be afraid of the number of spices—it is quite simple to make. Serve this as a part of a meal, or with rice, naan or other flatbread.
10. Kitchari Patties (Spiced Red Lentils and Rice)
Kitchari, an Indian spiced legume, and rice porridge is a special traditional dish. Here it gets a makeover into Kitchari Patties. Dressed with a bit of tamarind sauce or hot sauce, they can be served as a snack, lunch, or dinner. Since it contains rice, lentils and lots of veggies, it is a complete meal that is delicious and satisfying.