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3 banana muffins with lentils displayed on cooling rack beside 3 lentil muffins displayed in muffin tins beside a white towel on top of a wood cutting board.

Homemade Banana Muffins With Lentils

Add more protein and fiber into your muffins with lentils. These nutritious banana muffins with lentils are soft and fluffy. You won't even know you are eating lentils!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 22 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 198 kcal


  • 1 Muffin Tin
  • 2 Mixing Bowls


  • ¼ cup red lentils dried
  • ¼ cup rolled oats
  • cup all purpose flour
  • cup brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • ½ cup mashed banana
  • ½ cup milk your preference
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • cup avocado oil


  • Preheat the oven to 400˚F and prepare muffin tins with silicone muffin liners (if using).
  • Use a small saucepan to cook lentil and oats in 1 cup of water. Bring mixture to a boil, and then simmer for 10 minutes. Let cool.
  • Mix dry ingredients including flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Mix wet ingredients including mashed banana, milk, egg, oil, and cooked lentil/ oat mixture.
  • Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients. Mix well.
  • Fold in raisins and walnuts.
  • Fill muffin tins and bake for 20 minutes or until the tops of the muffins are golden brown.



Calories: 198kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 4gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 121mgPotassium: 181mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 69IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Lentil, Muffin, oats
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