Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 35 mins

One of my mom's oldie but goodie recipes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and drain the lentils.
  2. In a saucepan add lentils, salt and 4 cups water; bring to a boil.
  3. Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until the water is absorbed and the lentils are tender.
  4. In a skillet, cook beef and garlic until meat is browned; drain.
  5. Stir in soup mix, ketchup, mustard, vinegar, pepper and remaining water.
  6. Gently stir in lentils.
  7. Pour into a 2-quart casserole dish.
  8. Bake, covered at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
Most Helpful

We love this! I added a can fire roasted tomatoes and reduced ketchup by about half; left out salt when cooking lentils. Then instead of oven I just put the lid on skillet and cooked low for about 30 minutes. This made it more like chili than a casserole. Delish!

Juliawiggins July 23, 2009

My boyfriend loves this meal. I make it whenever I want to get on his good side

~La Jaba~ January 17, 2009

Not only did my husband like it, but also my two year old.

S-gibb November 09, 2007