Amazingly tasty Moroccan Spiced Lentils super easy to make in one pot and packed with fantastic flavors. A super easy idea for lunch, dinner, meal prep and work lunch. Enjoy them plain, or over rice, so yummy! Try it now and you know what I’m taking about! #vegan #glutenfree #dairyfree #vegetarian #onepotmeals #lentils #moroccan #lunch #dinner #mealprep #worklunchideas #contentednesscooking #easyfood

Moroccan Spiced Lentils

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Vegan
  • Method: Cooking, One Pot
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free, Mediterranean


Super easy Moroccan Spiced Lentils are naturally vegan and gluten free. Amazingly tasty, made in one pot, this is easy meal preparation for everybody.



  • 1 cup lentils, uncooked
  • 3 14 oz cans chopped tomatoes
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp paprika spice
  • salt, pepper to
Optional add ons:
  • 4 tsp Ras El Hanout
  • 1 cup onions, chopped


  1. Heat a pot with a bit of oil or vegetable broth for an oil free version. Add garlic and optional onions. Fry them for around 4 minutes. Then add lentils and chopped tomatoes.
  2. Finally, season with cumin, paprika spice, and optional Ras el Hanout. Let everything simmer on medium heat for around 20 minutes until lentils are soft and tender but leave some texture.
  3. Serve on plates or in bowls, done


  • Serving Size: 3 cups
  • Calories: 276
  • Sugar: 16
  • Sodium: 600
  • Fat: 2
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 55
  • Fiber: 11
  • Protein: 18
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: lentils, moroccan, spicy, vegan, gluten free, plant based, vegetarian