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What are lentils? About the ingredient lentils. Including 313 recipes with lentils, nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (192g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 677Calories from Fat 18
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.0g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.3g 1%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 115.4g 38%
Dietary Fiber 59g 234%
Sugars 3.9
Protein 49.5g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 11% Iron 80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Lentils are usually found in the rice & beans section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Lentils are a member of the Legumes and Legume Products USDA nutritional food group.

How much do lentils weigh?

measure grams
1 cup 192
1 tbsp 12

In Chinese:扁豆
British (UK) term: Lentils
en français:les lentilles
en español:lentejas

Recipes using lentils

There are 292 recipes that contain this ingredient.

Beef Vegetable Soup with Lentils
Best Lentil Soup
Bill's Veggie Burgers
Burger Mix (Vegetarian)
Couscous, Lentil and Mixed Green Salad with Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette
Cream of Lentil Soup
Curry Potato, Edamame and Lentil Soup
Dal Makhnai
Faki (Hellenic Lentil Soup)
Favorite Brown Rice and Lentil Stew
Indian Mango Dal
Italian Lentil Tortellini Soup

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