Mexican Lentil Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

From Easy Beans.

Top Review by DDW7976

Another winner dish to add to our collection of meatless dinners. Easy to make, staple ingredients and very tasty. My husband enjoyed his topped with a spicy taco sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, saute the onions, green peppers, and celery in heated oil over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add in the water; bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in the lentils; cover, lower heat, and simmer 40 minutes (do not drain).
  4. Transfer lentil mixture to a large bowl; add in cooked rice, tomato paste, taco seasoning mix, and chili powder; stir to combine.
  5. Transfer mixture to a lightly greased medium-sized casserole dish.
  6. Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Sprinkle tortilla chips and cheese on top.
  8. Bake another 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

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