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Baked Lentil Casserole

Baked lentils, vegetables, and cheese make a complete vegetarian dinner in one dish.
Baked Lentil Casserole

Recipe Source: MyPlate – Baked Lentil Casserole


  • 1 cup lentils (rinsed)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper (optional)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 can tomatoes
  • 2 carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)


  1. Combine lentils, water, seasonings, onion, and tomatoes.
  2. Place in a 2 quart casserole dish.
  3. Cover tightly with lid or foil.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and add carrots. Stir.
  6. Cover and bake 30 minutes longer.
  7. Remove cover and sprinkle cheese on top.
  8. Bake, uncovered 5 minutes, until cheese melts.
Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe
Total Fat4 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Cholesterol12 mg
Sodium481 mg
Total Carbohydrate29 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Total Sugars6 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein14 g
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