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  • Serves 4

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This Beluga Lentil Bolognese is a huge hit with most children and meat eaters! This quick, easy, flavourful and super delicious recipe is really handy when you’re pressed for time and you can rest easy that you’re eating a filling and nourishing meal packed full of protein and fibre!

  • Serves 2

  • 35 Minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This fresh, fragrant and delicious coconut broth is inspired by Asian flavours, but with a twist! Crisp up the Tomatoey French lentils in the oven and sprinkle them on top for the perfect crunch.

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is a little like a lentil minestrone with a few spices added, one of which is the paprika that gives the soup a smoky kiss

  • Serves 4

  • 20 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The porcini’s earthy flavour is the perfect partner for the Puglia lentils and parsley in this delicious soup recipe

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This recipe is an amazing, nutritious alternative to the classic baked beans on toast, a delicious plant-based recipe that can be eaten any time of the day!

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

“My wonderful friend Caroline Moore taught me about Koftas, this is the first time I’ve cooked and written a recipe […]

  • Serves 2

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hearty recipe is perfect for a filling winter recipe with all the goodness of delicious roasted root veg.   […]

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Served with chopped coriander & drizzled over tahini for a scrumptious breakfast – although they would be delicious at any meal!

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour 10 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Nothing says comfort more that the traditional cottage pie but this delicious plant based lentil recipe gives the same amount of comfort with much less of the guilt!

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

If you’ve ever made the traditional version you’ll be amazed by this easy aubergines, lentil, chestnut and almost instant cheese sauce vegetarian recipe

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Here we have a vibrant, middle eastern salad with a few extra special touches to liven up the plate. The pita chips are a delicious addition, you’ll be wondering why you hadn’t thought of them yourself!

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Goodness-filled and guilt-free, our tasty breakfast patty is a blend of lightly spiced Beluga Lentils and beetroot, topped with a fried egg and served in sesame seed topped mushroom bun.

  • Serves 2

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A lentil twist on a classic dish, perfect for a mid-week dinner full of goodness and a bit of a one pot wonder!

  • Serves 1

  • 50 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

A quick, easy but very tasty way to get maximum veggie goodness in one bowl!

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

The sweet, sharp and salty combination of the roasted feta and tomatoes with the balsamic vinegar dressing, goes perfectly with the warming earthiness of the puy lentils.

  • Serves 2

  • 60 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Delicious, rich and full of goodness, these Beluga Lentil and Mushroom Pot pies are perfect for a plant based meal.

  • Serves 2

  • 15 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This Salad is perfect for a light summery dinner. I love combination of fresh and cooked veggies and I don’t like to spend ages in the kitchen

  • Serves 4

  • 25 minutes

  • 4 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Shape the lentil mixture into four spicy burgers, or eight mini sliders if you’d prefer. Top with avocado, rocket, red onion and Sriracha mayonnaise for homemade fast food as its best.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This tasty recipe uses traditional French methods that goes perfectly with our French Puy lentils. Once you’ve batch cooked the confit garlic, it takes no time to pull together this beautifully balanced salad.

Recipe by @AnnaBarnettCooks

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is the quickest route I know to the satisfaction of comfort food. The saucy lentils and Parmesan or chestnut puree create the type of texture associated with risotto and the taste associated with Bolognaise sauce, but they do it in 6 minutes rather than 20

  • Serves 2

  • 40 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A twist on the classic hummus with extra sweetness from the caramelised garlic.

  • Serves 2

  • 2 hours 10 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

This recipe is a real winner, simple to make but will wow your guests every time.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Lentils are a great source of protein and add a different dimension to any plant-based dish. They are also packed full of iron, are high in fibre and promote good gut bacteria

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

“Parathas are something I grew up eating, but normally they are stuffed with vegetables. I mixed it up and created a Puy lentil filling, which gives them a nutty, hearty flavour.”

  • Serves 6

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Expert

Suitable for vegetarians

Rich Puy Lentils, creamy spinach and runny egg yolk cascade from al dente pasta, blending with brown butter & thick […]

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Creamy results with very minimal effort. Vegetarian lentil stew with fresh thyme and mushrooms, served on a bed of polenta for a cosy night in.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

These lentil kofte’s are a fun vegetarian treat for all the family. The garlicky yogurt dip adds a fresh flavour to the pita’s, you’ll wish you made extra!

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour 45 minutes

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Serve up this stew on any day of the week for a flavoursome and hearty meal full of protein and fibre and an abundance of phytonutrients. The key to this stew is to keep most of the ingredients quite chunky.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This vegan curry has a medley of delicious elements to keep your taste buds guessing.

  • Serves 6

  • 1 hour 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This totally vegan bolognese is the perfect healthy take on a classic winter warmer

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

A tasty vegetarian take on meatballs and comfort food bliss!

  • Serves 4

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Aromatic, wholesome, veggie and totally delicious. This lentil curry really is a winter warmer winner.

  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This is a wonderful staple of India and a wonderful high protein vegetarian dish – take out the butter from this Dhal and you also get a vegan version!

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

Lightly spiced Beluga Lentils and Beetroot make this delicious veggie burger, made extra special with a red curry mayo!

  • Serves 2

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free

A lovely, light, Scandi-inspired lunch of smoked salmon, lentils and cucumber ribbons, covered in a zesty crème fraîche dressing.

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Just add tortillas or sliced carrots, celery and cucumber for a healthy snack!

  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegetarians

These super indulgent stuffed mushrooms are guaranteed to impress even the biggest of meat-eaters sat at the table.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A recipe to recreate our Ready to Eat Porcini and Thyme Lentil du Berry with our Simply Cooked Puy Lentils

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour

  • 3 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A delicious vegetarian and gluten free take on a lasagne using crunchy almonds creamy squash and earthy lentils

  • Serves 2

  • 35 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

The crisp filo top and warming lentil base make the ultimate comfort food – not just for vegans!

  • Serves 4

  • 40 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This hot pot is irresistibly hearty

  • Serves 4

  • 25 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

This is great as a starter or main course. The juicy tomatoes work wonderfully with the flavoursome lentils and it only takes 25 minutes to make.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Lentils are an excellent source of protein and together with the pasta, make a satisfying main meal. The combination of fresh herbs and seasonal vegetables, make this a real winter warmer

  • Serves 2

  • 1 hour 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Freshly baked with Puy Lentils, toasted Freekeh & juicy raisins, this legendary loaf was made for sharing. Served warm with balsamic vinegar and olive oil.

  • Serves 4

  • 50 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

You won’t even miss the meat in this super tasty, super quick vegan take on pâté!

  • Serves 5

  • 1 hour

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Deep, dark, rich, gooey, slightly spicy and surprising, the Beluga lentils are like little chocolate chips inside the brownies.

  • Serves 4

  • 1 hour + 1 hour marinating

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free

An easy chicken dinner that can be whipped up quickly on a busy weeknight. Spicy harissa is cooled off with a yoghurt dressing and crunchy toasted almonds.

  • Serves 4

  • 35 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A recipe to recreate our Ready to Eat Porcini and Thyme Lentil du Berry with Puy Lentils

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

Delicious, rich in protein and fibre, this is a heart warming meal perfect for #veganuary with a decadent truffle twist.

  • Serves 6

  • 60 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Proficient

Suitable for vegans and vegetarians

Another far flung plate from our tireless travels. Crispy Puy Lentil and sun-dried tomato croquettes served with aioli & a hot splash of Sriracha.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This beluga lentil & black bean chilli is a great meal for the whole family. It’s so quick and easy to make, the ingredients are inexpensive, it can easily be adapted to make it less or more spicy, it’s suitable for vegans, vegetarians and those on a gluten free diet and it’s incredibly delicious and satisfying!

  • Serves 4

  • 60 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

Bread has long been a staple of human civilisation; now you can get in on the action with this simple, delicious loaf that makes great bruschetta.

  • Serves 4

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for vegetarians

The flavours and textures in this recipe all work really well together. The Puy Lentils also look great on your plate.

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

Inspired by Ottolenghi this beautiful recipe make for an amazing dip for your veggie sticks or on crackers.

  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Add a bit of substance to your salads with our Beluga lentils, this salad with burrata, Sunblush tomato and Salsa Verde hits the spot every time!

  • Serves 6

  • 30 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free and vegetarians

Everyone needs a burger sometimes, feel guilt-free with this healthier version! Still tastes amazing!

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This is the perfect spicy nutritious alternative to Jacket potato and beans.

  • Serves 2

  • 10 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A quick and delicious salad with grilled Halloumi, perfect for lunch or a light supper.

  • Serves 2

  • 45 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

A delicious way to get lots of veggies into your diet, perfect for a midweek meal.

  • Serves 2

  • 30 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

A deliciously wholesome, summery salad – just the thing for a quick lunch.

  • Serves 2

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

An easy plant based dish straight from the oven to table that is high in fibre and protein

  • Serves 4

  • 15 minutes

  • 1 pan

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

This dark and delicious vegan salad is a massively moreish mix of texture and flavour.

  • Serves 2

  • 25 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

An eye- and mouth opening medley of rich Beluga Lentils, turbo charged to classic status by sweet, succulent beetroot

  • Serves 4

  • 20 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

Suitable for dairy-free, gluten-free, vegans and vegetarians

If preparing for a BBQ or dinner party, this dish can all be prepped well before eating – just add the ricotta and mint just before serving. Pair with sausages, grilled chicken or on its own for a veggie spread!

  • Serves 4

  • 3 hours 15 minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Beginner

A hearty and delicious stew ideal for filling you up on a cold day.

  • Serves 12

  • 55 Minutes

  • 12 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for dairy-free, vegans and vegetarians

This showstopping dessert is a fantastic vegan alternative to the traditional chocolate mousse. It’s beautifully light and packs a protein punch with the fudgy lentil brownie base, without compromising on flavour.