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BBQ Lentils with Spinach and Radishes

Updated: May 20, 2021

Here's an incredibly easy and simple recipe, perfect for family weeknight dinners or meal prep lunches! Just grab some lentils and your favorite barbecue sauce for a flavor-packed plate of deliciousness!

BBQ Lentils with Spinach and Radishes

Prep Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 30 min

Total Time: 40 min

Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed

  • 3 ½ cups water

  • 1 cup BBQ sauce

  • 4 cups spinach

  • 1 tbsp avocado oil

  • ¼ tsp sea salt

  • 2 cups radishes


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add in the lentils, bring it up to a boil, turn heat down to medium-low, and cover to simmer for 25-30 minutes until tender.

  2. While the lentils are cooking, heat the oil in a large pan. Add in the spinach and turn heat down to medium-low. Wilt the spinach and add in the salt right before finishing.

  3. Slice the radishes into thin coins.

  4. Once lentils are done cooking, drain and add into a large bowl. Mix in the BBQ sauce until well combined. Adjust to taste.

  5. Evenly divide the lentils, spinach, and radish coins into four servings. Enjoy!


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