Cheddar Lentil Crispies –

Cheddar Lentil Crispies

  By lentilsorg    

July 12, 2015

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Part of our Hidden HealthyTM collection of recipes where we show you unique ways of incorporating lentils into your food, unsuspecting to the picky eater's eye!

  • Prep: 15 Minutes
  • Cook: 15 Minutes
  • 15 Minutes

    15 Minutes

    30 Minutes

  • Yields: 16


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a bowl, cut margarine into flour until mixture resembles coarse oatmeal.
  3. Stir in cereal, cheese and lentil puree*.
  4. Add egg, mix well.
  5. Mold spoon full amounts into finger shapes. Place on an ungreased backing sheets two inches apart. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.
  6. Remove from oven and serve.

*Lentil Puree: In a food processor, place cooked lentils (or rinsed and drained canned). For every cup (250 mL) of cooked lentils, add ¼ cup (60 mL) water. Blend until smooth. Lentil puree has a similar consistency to canned pumpkin. Add additional water 1 tablespoon (15 mL) at a time if more moisture is needed. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 to 4 days, or freeze for up to 3 months


½ cup margarine

1 cup all purpose flour

1 cup rice crisp cereal

¾ cup cheddar cheese, grated

¾ cup split red lentils, pureed*

1 egg, beaten


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 crispie
Sodium105 mg
Potassium97 mg
Protein5 g
Cholesterol15 mg
Sugar1 g
Total Fat8 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Total Carbohydrates13 g
Dietary Fiber1 g