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How to Build a Mediterranean Lentil Bowl
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins

An easy way to make lentils delicious, with a few key ingredients.

Course: Dinner, lunch, main
Cuisine: modern mediterranean, Vegan
Keyword: bowl food, lentil bowl, power bowl
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 145 kcal
Author: Louise-Claire Cayzer
  • 250 g Lentils:: either 2 cups cooked or 1 pack pre-cooked
  • 2 cloves Garlic OR Shallots, Chives or Spring Onions to taste
  • 10 Cherry Tomatoes or Peppers:: Either fresh or roasted.
  • 2 Tbsp Herbs :: such as parsley , oregano, thyme, rosemary, basil. Use dried or fresh.
  • Chilli:: either fresh or mild powdered
  • 50 g rocket OR other greens such ask kale. asparagus, Spinach, Broccoli, Watercress
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Optional Extras: a dash of wine- white or red. A sprinkle of vegan cheeze.
  1. Slick a pan with oil & soften the Allium. Add the lentils and fresh chilli if using.
  2. Add a tiny bit of water, or wine if you are using.
  3. Cook gently until heated through & add dried herbs if using then add the tomatoes and/or peppers.
  4. If you are using Broccoli or Asparagus, steam it or stir fry it.
  5. Otherwise, mix through the spinach, rocket or watercress. If you're using fresh herbs, add them in here too.
  6. If you want to sprinkle some vegan cheeze over, do so now

  7. Serve with some crusty bread, or just on it's own.
Nutrition Facts
How to Build a Mediterranean Lentil Bowl
Amount Per Serving (125 g)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 316mg9%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 1638IU33%
Vitamin C 22mg27%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.