Ranch Style Lentil Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Jo Ann L

I'm not sure what these have to do with a ranch, (Don't you wonder where some dishes get their names?) but they're good. The ground beef is very optional. I leave it out, to cut down on both cost and calories.

Top Review by Second_site

Easy to make and tasted very good. Changed the catsup to tomato sauce and added 1/2 a medium onion and 2 jalapeno pepers for kick. Served with a sprinkle of mozarella cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put lentils and 1 quart of water in a 3-quart pot; bring to a boil, then simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Brown ground beef, if using, and drain fat.
  3. Stir all other ingredients into lentils (do not drain the lentils).
  4. Pour into 2 1/2 quart casserole and bake uncovered at 400*F for 30 minutes.

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