Lentil recipe roundup

Enjoy one of Canada’s great homegrown ingredients!

Did you know that Canada is the world’s largest producer  and exporter of lentils? There are over 5,000 lentil farmers across our great land, and 95% of Canada’s lentils are grown in Saskatchewan. Annually, Canadian farmers plant over 3 million acres of lentils, giving us a great homegrown supply of this terrific and inexpensive ingredient. Lentils are a great source of protein and iron, plus they are packed with B vitamins, magnesium, zinc and potassium. No wonder vegans and vegetarians love them so much – and you can too! Here are some of my favourite ways to cook with lentils (click on the titles to jump to the recipes).

Curried Coconut Lentil Soup Mix

Plant-powered pasta sauce

This plant powered pasta sauce is packed with lentils and loads of vegetables

Luscious Lentil Soup

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie


Lentil-Sweet Potato Soup


Author: Paula Roy

Welcome to my kitchen! I love simple dishes prepared with passion and am always seeking to find new methods to make food as fun and flavourful as possible. If you enjoy this space be sure to check out my Rogers TV Ottawa cooking show, Paula Roy's Favourite Foods, available on local cable, streaming and a dedicated playlist on Rogers TV's YouTube channel.

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