Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 1 hr

The sweetness of the pineapple lends itself surprisingly well with the lentils. Spice it up a bit with some hot sauce of chile powder!! Freeze leftovers for later.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in medium pot over moderate heat.
  2. Saute onions with the salt and pepper, about 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in garlic and lentils, cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add water and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce to a simmer, cook covered for 45 minutes.
  6. Stir in the pineapple and serve.


Most Helpful

Quite tasty! With the texture and flavor, it's almost like shredded pineapple chicken. I added a 20oz can of pineapple since I have a bit of a sweet tooth, and I'm glad I did. I also simmered for about 35 minutes, rather than 45. Any more would have been too much. Will try adding the chile powder... a bit of extra "zest" might be nice

Alissaa November 01, 2009

I used fresh pineapple and this was not quite as sweet as the reviews had said (next time, I will follow the ingredients!).

Annette NC April 14, 2009

Any excuse to eat pineapple is enough to get me coooking. This recipe was easy to follow and tasted great. I served this to friends and they loved it.

872422 July 22, 2008

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