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Breakfast Lentils! Perfect for backpacking or at home! #vegan #glutenfree #plantbased #breakfast #backpacking #recipe

Breakfast Lentils

  • Author: bearplate
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Gluten-free, Vegan


A satisfying protein-packed breakfast option. Gluten-free|Vegan



  • 1/4 cup red lentils
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 Tbps powdered coconut milk
  • 1 tsp brown sugar (or to taste)
  • 3 slices dehydrated apple sliced finely chopped
  • 2 pieces candied ginger finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • Topping (optional)
  • 1 Tbps dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbps walnuts chopped


  1. In a pot combine everything except the topping and cook over med heat.
  2. Bring to a boil and then reduce to a simmer for 15 mins.


To cut down on cooking time for a backpacking version, run the dried lentils through a food processor until they are the consistency of course sand. To cook, add ingredients together and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let sit for 15 min.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 283
  • Fat: 13.1
  • Carbohydrates: 40
  • Fiber: 6
  • Protein: 7

Keywords: Gluten-free, Vegan, Breakfast