Baked Lentils Casserole

Baked Lentils Casserole
Makes: 5 servings
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Baked lentils, vegetables, and cheese make a complete vegetarian dinner in one dish.


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


1. Combine lentils, water, seasonings, onion, and tomatoes.

2. Place in 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.



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(1 vote)
Couldn't Finish It I just couldn't finish this casserole. It has no flavor. The lentils were not cooked within the given amount of time. I even tried putting in the lentils in for another 15 minutes, after the cheese was put on top. It didn't work.
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i would added some kind of meat to this recipe
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My husband and I love this dish! It has become one of our favorite dinners. I like to serve it with brown rice on the side.
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Better than I expected. Very good and so easy.
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I replaced the salt with 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder. It had an excellent aroma and good texture.
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