Steamed Lentils

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READY IN: 9hrs
Recipe by heatherhopecs

Adapted from the Vegan Coach blog.


  1. Sort through dry lentils to look for stones or other debris.
  2. Put sorted lentils in a large bowl and cover with water (8 cups or so).
  3. Soak lentils for 8-12 hours.
  4. Drain the water, rinse the lentils, and drain again.
  5. Using an electric steamer with a rice bowl (e.g. Oster brand), fill the water reservoir to the "max" or "full" line.
  6. Add lentils plus 2 cups water to the rice bowl.
  7. Assemble your steamer for cooking rice per the directions on the steamer.
  8. Steam the lentils for about 60 minutes.
  9. Turn off the steamer and allow the lentils to rest for 10 minutes.
  10. Season as desired and serve.
  11. Makes (4) 1/2 cup servings or (8) 1/4 cup servings.

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