Lentil Breakfast Bowl

Lentil Breakfast Recipe

Complete with a fried egg, kale, and feta cheese, this fibre and protein-packed lentil breakfast bowl is a hearty vegetarian meal and a great way to use leftover lentils.

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup lentils, Puy or green, cooked
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or grated
  • 34 kale leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1 oz. feta cheese, to serve (optional)
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. In a pan on medium heat, warm the olive oil.
  2. Add garlic and kale and cook, stirring frequently, until kale is wilted, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add cooked lentils and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes until warmed through. Transfer lentil mixture to a bowl.
  4. In the same pan, crack the egg and fry to your liking.
  5. Once cooked, top lentils with the fried egg, a crumble of feta cheese (optional), and season with salt and pepper to taste.


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