Roasted Lentils Recipe

how to make roasted lentils

Want to learn how to make roasted lentils? Here’s an easy way to make delicious crunchy lentils (sweet or savory) that are perfect for a high protein, high fiber snack!



1 cup cooked lentils

spray oil



  1. Spread 1 cup of cooked lentils on a paper towel. Let them dry for an hour or so. Transfer to a baking sheet and spray lightly with oil.
  2. Add seasonings. For a sweet version I like to use 1/2 tsp sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon. For a savory version use whatever spices you like – I’ve done cayenne pepper and paprika, curry powder, garlic powder and salt, etc.
  3. Roast at 300 degrees F, stirring every 10-15 min, for 40-45 min.
  4. Let cool.
  5. Add to trail mix, salads etc or snack on them by the handful!



You could probably do 2 cups of cooked lentils on a large baking sheet at one time but I wouldn’t recommend more than that or you’ll crowd the pan and they won’t get crispy!

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