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Maple lentils

A subtly sweet yet savory lentil dish to serve as a meal or side dish.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: lentils, maple lentils
Servings: 4
Calories: 320kcal


  • 1 cup green lentils rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder


  • Combine all ingredients in a pot.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low.
  • Simmer, covered, for 45 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and lentils are tender.


Serving suggestions:
  • Serve over baked winter squash, like butternut or kabocha squash. 
  • Serve over brown rice (or quinoa) and roasted broccoli. 
  • Serve cold over a fresh, leafy green salad. 
  • Add as a topping to avocado toast.