Wonderful Slow Cooker Lentils

"What a great dish for the cooler months ahead. Source: The Best of Jenny's Kitchen by Jennifer Raymond (June 1982.)"
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Ready In:
2hrs 50mins




  • Place all ingredients, except the cheese, in the crockpot, stir.
  • Cook on high setting for 2-1/2 hours, or until the lentils are tender.
  • Stir in the cheese until it is melted and serve.

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  1. I_love2nurse in Can
    This is a nice lentil recipe but found that the carrots cooked too much. Next time I will add the carrots near the end so that they will be alittle crunchy and not soft.
  2. sherry n.
    cook time is hours away from reality - I cannot review the entire recipe since this is a fatal flaw
  3. SoupCookie
    Originally made Nov.19 : I doubled the recipe for my 6L crockpot and brought this to a potluck dinner. 3L got eaten up and I had 3L left to freeze. Itz a good comfort food! Dec.5 : Thawed for dinner. Came out more like a soup, which was still good. I added grilled (cubed)chicken and parmesan cheese! yummy!
  4. katew
    Great taste but slow is the operative word here ! I am just a novice using my slow cooker but mine needed up to 2 hours longer than stated in the recipe - maybe my high setting isn't high enough. Good result but just not in time for dinner. Certainly good for my learning curve !!
  5. Liara
    First let me say that lentils have never been something I was too interested in eating. But my mom has been trying to be more vegetarian and I decided to try this. Surprisingly, I really like this a lot. And of course I like that I can throw everything in a crock pot and not worry about it. Thank you!


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