Lenten Friendly Recipes

If you’ve given something up for lent but still want to make awesome meals for yourself, these Lenten Friendly Recipes have got you covered! There are so many clever ways to leave out ingredients and still end up with an amazing dish. Check out all my fun lent food ideas here. Even if you have a dietary restriction other than those due to lent, you’ll be able to find amazing recipes that work for you. There is a wide variety of Lenten Friendly Recipes that you and your family can enjoy this season without feeling guilty. Find the ones you’ll want to make every year!

Browse Recipes

Ahi Tuna Poke Rice Stack

Ahi Tuna Poke Stacks

Asparagus Tartlet

Asparagus and Feta Tartlet with Phyllo Crust

layered potato cups in muffin tin

Layered Potato Cups with Spring Herbs and Leeks

Spicy Crunchy Tuna Tartare

Spicy Crunchy Tuna Tartare

Hearts of Palm Noodle Peanut Stir Fry

Hearts of Palm Noodle Peanut Stir Fry

Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon

Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables

Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese

Cheesy Eggplant Gnocchi Caprese

Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Buffalo Chickpea Salad

One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca

One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca

low carb Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps

Shrimp Dumpling Lettuce Wraps or Rice Bowls

Baby Greens with Goats Cheese, Beets and Candied Pecans

Baby Greens with Goat Cheese, Beets and Candied Pecans

Salmon Coconut Curry with chickpeas

Salmon Coconut Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas

Angel Hair with Shrimp and Asparagus

Angel Hair with Shrimp and Asparagus

roasted radishes

Roasted Radishes with Onions

Lentil Soup with Butternut and Kale

Lentil Soup with Butternut and Kale

Mushroom Kale Lasagna Rolls

Vegetarian Mushroom Kale Lasagna Rolls

Broccoli and Cheese Twice Baked Potatoes

This healthy stroganoff with shiitake, baby portabella, and cremini mushrooms with noodles in a light creamy sauce is a quick and easy meal, perfect for Meatless Mondays!

Mushroom Stroganoff

Citrus Immunity Shots

Citrus Immunity Shot

Dominican Beans over rice with aji picante on top and steak on the side.

Dominican Beans (Habichuelas Guisadas)

Sautéed Zucchini with Plum Tomatoes

Sautéed Zucchini with Plum Tomatoes

Spinach and Feta Pie cut into a wedge on a plate with a fork.

Easy Crustless Spinach and Feta Pie

Caramelized onions and sautéed red bell peppers and zucchini mixed with eggs and Parmesan create a winning egg frittata breakfast dish.

Caramelized Onion, Red Pepper and Zucchini Frittata

This lighter Clam Chowder, full of canned clams, potatoes, and corn, is still creamy but with less fat than most other versions.

Clam Chowder Lightened Up

These Baked Eggplant Sticks are breaded with Italian breadcrumbs and Parmesan, baked or air-fried until golden, and served with a quick marinara sauce.

Baked Eggplant Sticks

Quinoa and Spinach Patties with a poached egg on top.

Spinach and Quinoa Patties

This creamy baked macaroni and cheese recipe is a lighter version of the classic recipe with added fiber from spinach. It's comfort food at it's finest!

Lighter Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Make a big pot of this healthy, vegetarian (and vegan) Lebanese Lentil Soup, made with green lentils, kale, sweet potato, lots of garlic, ginger, and lemon.

Lebanese Lentil Soup

fluffing rice with a fork

Baked Rice and Peas

Immune-boosting kale, squash, purple cabbage, arugula, almonds, basil and pears are all tossed in a tangy-sweet dressing. To add more protein, you could add grilled shrimp or salmon.

Kale and Butternut Squash Salad with Pears and Almonds