Vegan Lentil Pate Recipe

Pate is a French word that means paste. Pates are served over crackers, on crusty bread, or on toasted bread rounds.


2 cups cooked lentils
1 cup cooked rice
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons tamari sauce
1 cup rolled oats
2 chopped scallions
2 tablespoons almond butter
Olive oil
Optional: add salt if recipe is too bland


Combine all ingredients into a food processor with a metal chopping blade and blend until smooth, adding water if needed. Lightly oil an 8″x8″ baking pan with olive oil, and transfer mixture from food processor into the pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees F. Serve when cooled.

Food processor
8″x 8″ baking pan
Measuring utensils

Vegan Lentil Barley Soup Recipe

  • 1 cup rinsed lentils
  • 1/3 cup barley
  • 6 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 pressed or crushed garlic cloves
  • 2 sliced carrots
  • 2 sliced celery stalks
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • Place all ingredients except salt into a large pot and bring to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the barley is soft, and lentils are tender (about 1 hour).
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Serves 8

Hearty Buckwheat-Lentil Soup

Have Fun WithThis Quick Vegan Recipe. Build It According to Your Own Taste. Prepare A Sufficient Amount So That You Have Enough For Several Meals.
A bowl of cooked lentil and buckwheat with carrots, potatoes and broccoli, and a slice of artisan bread on the side.
Buckwheat is a gluten-free, fast cooking seed. Lentils are high in fiber, and protein, and are also gluten-free.
Raw Buckwheat is Sold In Bulk In Food Co-ops and Health Food Stores
Lentils Are Available In Green, Brown, Black, Yellow and Red Varieties. They are Fast Cooking. Presoaking Isn’t Required.
For Flavor Enhancement, Add Sauteed or Raw Bell Peppers, Sauteed Onions, Sauteed Garlic, Chopped Raw Scallions, or Sauteed Mushrooms
BUCKWHEAT AND LENTILS COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: 1 cup of buckwheat to 1 1/2 cups cold water. 1 cup lentils to 2 cups water. Cook time is about 20 minutes for buckwheat, and about 20 minutes for lentils. These are the basic ingredients. Then add anything else you’d like, to enhance the flavor of your high protein meal. Additional spices are black pepper, cayenne, or cumin. Store in refrigerator.