Use this sandwich to take advantage of all the in-season snap peas at the farmers market right now. I’d say it’s worth a shot. Thank you. ★☆ Never thought about using lentils to bake with. SELF does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. I made these using red lentils and in place of the chocolate chips I added chopped up apple. Can’t wait to see if they pass the test with my 4 & 2 year old. i think they would work with white beans! Add cooked lentils and oil to a food processor and process until smooth. I also increase the banana to 1 cup and omit the sugar. I would totally eat one of these, I can see how the lentils just fall into the background, especially with the banana flavor. Also, stir the lentils while they’re cooking, making sure to scrape the bottom. i haven’t tried them but i think they’ll be just fine! lol. i remembered to link up today! They freeze really nicely, too. Love your photography and writing :-).ReplyCancel, Hi there, © 2020 Condé Nast. These muffins look delicious! Get the recipe here. The lentil spread in this sandwich is creamy and delicious, and a good source of protein. My 13 month old and I both love them and it’s been a great way to get some protein In her as she refuses most meat, beans, etc! Add mashed banana, egg, sugar and vanilla and process again. Confession: I’ve never cooked with lentils. I made 6 regular and 12 mini muffins and my 2 year old gobbled down 2 mini muffins immediately! Get the recipe here. I usually add chopped walnuts because I like them. im trying to get more into awesome spreads, so keep em coming.ReplyCancel, Can harissa be used instead of sriracha?ReplyCancel, Hey Shanelle! I love it! I used canned lentils and added an extra tablespoon or two of sugar for our family’s preference. Will be making them again!! But a lot of people are. This combo is a natural choice for an eggless breakfast sandwich. sorry, just checking! Made these tonight and they were a huge hit with the whole family and I was able to use up the random bit of lentils hanging out in the pantry, double win! Plus you can’t even taste the lentils! […] The Lean Green Bean – Lentil Banana Muffins […]. Filed Under: Baking, Breakfast, Snack Tagged With: Banana, Chocolate Chips, Lentils, Oats, Oil, Sugar, White Whole Wheat Flour. Thank you for this recipe! If I’ve learned one thing about bananas it’s that they do a great job covering the taste of other things. Have you ever tried with other beans? These muffins freeze well so feel free to make a double batch. ?ReplyCancel, Hi Chill, It’s actually tomato sauce! SO easy to make and I love than my toddler can help me, with minimal cleanup! Thank you very much for sharing it! Get the recipe here. I love this idea – lentils are a great way yo add protein – I bet these muffins will keep you full for a while! Thank you so much for sharing! Honestly, I hadn’t made them in about 5 years and had pretty much forgotten about them. I just ate 3. Lentil granola is one of my favorite nontraditional ways. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated 1/1/20) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated 1/1/20) and Your California Privacy Rights. They’re kid-friendly and packed with fiber and protein. Pumpkin Seed and Avocado Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Sausage, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Spinach Breakfast Sandwiches, Smashed Black Bean, Tomato, and Avocado Sandwich, Chicken Sandwiches With Fennel, Spinach, and Parmesan, 19 Healthy Sandwiches With 5 Ingredients or Less, 7 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches That Make Everything Better, 8 Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches for Easier Mornings. I know it’s not the best but I already have those on hand! Can’t wait to try them! Thanks for posting your recipe – glad you found it! We have a hand mixer and magic bullet, but the magic billet only has like a 16 oz. in my sweets. I’ve made 3 batches of these in less than a month! You can find all my muffin recipes […], […] Lentil Banana Muffins via The Lean Green Bean […], […] if you want to sneak lentils into your healthy muffins for kids, try these Lentil Banana Muffins from The Lean Green Bean. Super forgiving recipe – I’ve subbed maple syrup for the sugar and tried different types of oil based on what I have on hand and they always come out great! I love how little sugar you need when cooking with bananas! And decrease the flower to a third of a cup whole wheat pastry flour. Scoop into greased muffin tins and bake at 375 for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. They're easy to make and totally satisfying. After trying your chickpea cookie dough, I’m not afraid of strange sounding concoctions anymore! but since there’s not very much added sugar to begin with it should work if you just leave out the sugar and add a little splenda. So glad I’m not the only one that misplaces my recipe scraps… . Read the full privacy and disclosure policy here. « Persian Pulled Chicken {Slow Cooker or Instant Pot}, Thursday Things – Breakfast Invitations ».