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Lentil Casserole Recipe
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Lentil Casserole

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 35 mins

    1 hr 55 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Spread lentils into a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Pour water over lentils. Add tomatoes, carrots, green bell pepper, mushrooms, onion, celery, parsley, and garlic to lentil mixture. Cover dish with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lentils are tender, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Remove aluminum foil and sprinkle Cheddar cheese over casserole; bake until cheese is melted, about 5 minutes more.
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  • Cook's Note:
  • Colby cheese can be used in place of Cheddar cheese.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 06, 2014

This was very good, but made so much I had to give it away. I had to use a 3 qt dish since it would not fit in the 2 qt as stated. If I make it again I will only use 1/4 of the recipe. Probably enough in this recipe to feed at least 12 people as a side dish.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 12, 2014

It was awful, their was no flavor and the lentils were not cooked. So I dumped it in a pot on the stove and added tomato sauce, water, salt and pepper, cumin, and hot sauce. I let it cook for another hour and they taste much better, but I probably will not be making this recipe again.

Feb 26, 2015

This was awesome! I left out the carrots and celery and did not top with cheese. It was delicious. The next day I smashed some into patties added some spices and fried them - and the day after that I just stir fried the leftovers with a little cumin and made meat free tacos. Thank you for this recipe!!

Dec 29, 2014

This recipe was awesome! I used red lentils and added both fresh parsley and basil leaves. The next morning my husband and I incorporated some of our leftovers in our scrambled eggs for a nice twist to breakfast. I will definitely be making this recipe again.

Nov 04, 2014

I loves this recipe. It was absolutely delicious and one of the healthiest things I could possibly make. IT was kind of like lentil soup without the water and in a pan but it was so good!

Mar 17, 2014

Thought it was excellent. We did add some cumin to the mix. And we thought the quantity was just right. Since there are only two of us, we almost always make recipes like this as a two meal dish. That way if we do like the dish, we have a second meal in the freezer. If we don't, we think of ways to improve the dish when we use the frozen portion. Next time we may add curry to the recipe and see how we like that.

Apr 23, 2015

I like it and will make it again! I didn't use the cheese since my husband and I are looking for tasty Vegan recipes. We didn't miss the cheese at all because of all the veggies.

Mar 10, 2015

Excellent! Quick and easy to make and this is a delicious and healthy meal. I omitted the cheese and added nutritional yeast to the top instead. I will definitely be making this again!


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  • Calories
  • 277 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 46.4 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 2 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 20.4 g
  • 81%
  • Protein
  • 20.5 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 245 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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