Baked Lentil Pie Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthy++Servings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lentils3⁄4 Pound, soaked
 Potatoes1⁄2 Pound
 Butter1⁄2 Ounce
 Milk3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Tomatoes1 Pound
 Vegetable oil4 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 562 Calories from Fat 181

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.5%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.9 mg

Sodium 33 mg1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 72 g23.9%

Dietary Fiber 29.2 g116.8%

Sugars 8.8 g

Protein 26 g51.8%

Vitamin A 22.2% Vitamin C 53.2%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 40.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to temperature of 375 degrees.

2) Cook the lentils which had been soaked till they are soft. Strain off the excess water, if any.
3) Boil the potatoes. Once they are cooked, mash them with butter, seasoning and some milk.
4) Cook the chopped onions along with the tomatoes, which have been peeled and chopped, in vegetable oil till the vegetables have tendered.
5) In the bottom of a casserole which has been greased well, put the lentils and then add the tomatoes and onions. Spread the mashed potatoes all over as the final layer.
6) Bake in preheated oven for ½ hour.

7) Serve hot with lightly steamed green vegetables.