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Red Lentils with Poached Eggs

A great meal for any time of the day!


  • 1 yellow onion , diced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup split red lentils , uncooked (or use any lentils you like, see recipe notes)

  • 1 cup vegetable stock (or water)

  • 1can diced tomatoes

  • Salt & pepper , to taste (about 1/4 teaspoon each is a good start)

  • 2 cups of spinach or kale (or both), chopped

  • Poached eggs


1. In a sauce pan, heat the olive oil and add the diced onion. Saute over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the dry lentils, water, and diced tomatoes and stir. Cover with a lid and reduce heat to low. Allow to simmer for about 7-10 minutes, or until the lentils are cooked to your liking.

2. Just before lentils are cooked throw in spinach to wilt.

3/ Remove from heat and stir in salt, pepper, and parsley leaves. Serve with a poached egg on top.


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