208 Reviews

Liked this recipe a lot. Our family eats a lot of vegetarian meals, and this is very healthy and super cheap to make. For a little more spicy flavor, I added 1/4 tsp. cumin and 1/8 tsp. ground cayenne red pepper. Added a bit more garlic powder also (heaping 1/4 tsp.). It tasted wholesome and delicious. I did need to bake it quite a bit longer than the recipe directed. I baked 1 hr 10 min at 300 degrees, added cheese, recovered with foil, then baked about 40 min at 350 degrees until liquid was absorbed in bottom of casserole.

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jenmyoung April 03, 2011

i only give a four because the cooking time and temp were off. i cooked at 325 for 50 mins and it there was still a lot of liquid. i continued to cook at 350 for approx 10 more mins. i, then, added feta cheese to the top. i also added cayenne pepper, cumin, and more garlic powder. it was delicious. my daughter even ate it and she is a picky eater. thanks for the recipe. will try again and again with different variations (Rotel?).

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Chef Shananigans March 02, 2011

Very filling and quite delicious. We added a bit of cayenne and cumin as well to appease our spiciness craving.

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AdeleProvence February 27, 2011

I'm new to cooking and this is so perfect for my family, I make it couple times a month -- we can make it organic vegan! -- very popular in Vancouver BC. This dish is somewhat impressive at pot lucks, packs well for lunches. Gotta agree with the other comments -- love it!

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AuntieCinderella January 31, 2011

Good and easy. I added about a 1/4 cup more lentils to help absorb the liquid per comments below. I also baked at 325 for one hour and then added the cheese and baked at 350 for 13 minutes. I let it rest for 5-10minutes before serving and still had just a bit too much liquid, but was delicious and will make this again and again due to great combo of tasty/healthy/easy/cheap!

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heyreb January 30, 2011

Super simple and absolutely delicious! It seemed so weird to put such a watery pan into the oven, but it cooked up perfectly and was so good! I used a little less onion, and a little more Italian seasoning. Very filling, and we will definitely eat again! Can think of lots of ways to change it up.

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tamalita62 January 29, 2011

Not a favorite of ours, but definitely edible, especially if trying to get more fiber from lentils, or eating vegetarian. My husband and kids thought the flavor was ok, but couldn't see it as a hearty main course. Best served as a sometime side dish for our family of five. Easy recipe to follow, and cooked just as I anticipated. Thanks for sharing.

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Braden, Blake and Bren's Mom January 25, 2011

Delicious, easy, cheap! I used fresh garlic and added tomato. Next time I'll add bell peppers as well. Excellent, thank you!

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turkeyrose January 24, 2011

I added asparagus and left out onions just because of laziness. it was a great recipe. love it going to cook it again soon.

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elcerch December 06, 2010
Brown Rice and Lentil Casserole