Mushroom Lentil Meatballs


Whether you swoon over the gourmet flavors of portabella and shiitake or yearn for the traditional taste of white button and cremini, summer is the perfect time to transform your meals with mushrooms! Swap out beef burgers by throwing a marinated portabella mushroom on the grill, substitute half of your ground beef with mushrooms to make a flavorful burger patty, or top your favorite summer meal with crispy sauteed mushrooms.

mushroom lentil meatballs

Did you know that mushrooms are a great way to add iron and vitamin D to a vegetarian diet? Not to mention all the antioxidant properties of mushrooms like selenium that help support a healthy immune system! These vegan mushroom lentil meatballs are perfect for a party appetizer, paired with pasta for a simple dinner or as a meatball sub for a tasty summer lunch!


mushroom lentil meatballs

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Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by The Mushroom Council and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.


  1. Oh these look fabulous – just the thought of mushrooms and lentils together makes my mouth water. I love your creativity here with the meatless mushroom option. Good Luck!

  2. Lentils sound like a great choice for these meatballs!

  3. I’m very excited to try these! I adore mushrooms and love lentils.

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