Lentils are super affordable, high in protein, and very adaptable! You can add them to all sorts of dishes for some extra protein and fiber! High protein lentil dishes can be super basic or a bit more of a challenge––there’s a recipe for every level. They also fall across a wide variety of cuisines and flavors.
Luckily for you, our bloggers from the Food Monster App have so many creative high protein lentil dishes for us to learn from! Check out these tips and tricks on how to add protein to your dishes!
Margaret opened our eyes to these Spicy Protein-Rich Lentil Burgers With Avocado Dressing for a creamy, satisfying meal! Between the healthy fats in the dressing to the protein in the burgers, this meal is a winner!
Laura Grosch is pretty much a genius for this Oil-Free Walnut-Lentil Burgers With Portobello Mushroom Buns recipe! Lentils and walnuts are both super meaty and make for a great, high-protein base!
Jenny Mustard showed us how to turn lentils into a high-protein sauce in her Spicy Lentil Mushroom Sauce Over Zucchini Noodles recipe! The best part? The whole recipe only has seven affordable ingredients!
Renee Press has this amazing Homestyle ‘Meaty’ Tomato Sauce With Lentils and Walnuts recipe that has legumes AND nuts to add protein!
The Surznick Common Room has a fantastic Loaded Nachos With Lentil Walnut ‘Meat’ and Cheesy Sauce recipe! They made a walnut and lentil crumble to sprinkle over the top! Clearly, lentils and walnuts are a match made in heaven.
Karen Sheer has an amazing Cuban Lentil Soup With Baked Plantains and Lemon Crema if you need something super flavorful! The lentils add texture but the flavor comes from all of the other delicious ingredients!
Need more information on lentils? Check out Spotlight on Lentils: Get to Know This Cheap Staple, 21 Protein-Packed Vegan Recipes for Lentil Lovers, and 15 Hearty, High-Protein Lentil Recipes! We also highly recommend downloading our Food Monster App, which is available for iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 15,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
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