List of Foods Starting with L

The letter L is the twelfth letter of the English alphabet. Here is a list of foods that begin with the letter L, along with their definitions.

Common Foods Beginning with L

  • Lamb: The meat cut from a sheep.
  • Lard: The thick fat from the back and stomach of a pig.
  • Leeks: A plant with long green leaves and a white portion that grows underground.
  • Legumes: A plant that is grown for its seeds.
  • Lemon: A citrus fruit that grows on a lemon tree.
  • Lemonade: A sweet drink that is usually made with lemons.
  • Lentils: A legume that is grown for its seeds, which are dried and cooked to make many lentil-based dishes.
  • Lettuce: A green, leafy vegetable.
  • Licorice: A black-colored confection made from the extracts of the licorice plant.
  • Lima Beans: A legume that is grown for its edible beans.
  • Lime: A citrus fruit that is smaller than a lemon and usually green in color.
  • Liver: An organ present in vertebrate animals that filters out toxins.
  • Loaf: Bread baked in an oblong shape.
  • Lobster: A crustacean that lives in the water and has strong claws.
  • Lollipop: A candy that is shaped like a circle, usually with a stick in the middle.
  • Longan: A type of tropical fruit that has white flesh.
  • Loquat: A fruit that is related to the peach and has orange flesh.
  • Lox: A brined salmon.
  • Lychee: A type of tropical fruit that has soft white flesh and a rough, pinkish-red skin.

European Foods Beginning with L

  • Lasagne: [Italian] A dish made of layers of pasta, meat, cheese and tomato sauce.

Indian Foods Beginning with L

  • Lassi: A yogurt drink, with water, spices and sometimes fruit.

Oriental Foods Beginning with L

  • Larb: [Lao] A kind of meat salad.

Middle Eastern Foods Beginning with L

  • Labneh: A traditional Lebanese dish of strained yogurt.
  • Lahmajoun: A pizza-like dish.