Crispy Lentils
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great for snacking on, topping salads, pastas, roasted vegetables and more!
  • ½ cup raw green lentils
  • water
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. cook ½ cup raw green lentils in a medium saucepan, with about 2 inches of water covering the lentils. Cover, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 18 minutes. Drain. Return lentils back to pot.
  2. Preheat oven to 375*F.
  3. Drizzle 1 tbsp canola oil over lentils and season with garlic powder, oregano, tsp chili flakes and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Spread in a single layer onto a parchment lined cookie sheet and bake for 12 minutes.
  5. Stir, and bake for another 8 – 10 minutes, watching carefully at the end so they don’t burn.
  6. Let cool and there you have it – crispy lentils!
This makes a fairly small batch so feel free to double it. You can also switch up seasonings easily. Curry, rosemary and basil would all be great options!
Recipe by Food Bloggers of Canada at