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Greek Lentil Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Greek Lentil Salad recipe? Learn how to make Greek Lentil Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by zamipoo

Makes 4 servings



Try this salad as a take-along lunch or a light dinner. Unlike most dried beans, lentils don?t need to be soaked before cooking, but they still offer all the same protein and fiber benefits.

Recipe Ingredients for Greek Lentil Salad

1 cup green lentils, rinsed and drained
1/4 small onion
2 tsp,+crumbled dont crumble bay leaves
2 tbsp+chopped shallot
2 tbs. Fresh lemon juice
1 small cucumber, diced
2 medium tomatoes, diced
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
1 tbs. olive oil
2 serving (silani) Feta Cheese

Recipe Directions for Greek Lentil Salad

  1. Place lentils, onion, bay leaves, and 6 cups water in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low, and cook 25 to 30 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Drain, remove onion and bay leaves, and cool.

  2. Stir together shallot and lemon juice in large bowl. Add lentils, cucumber, tomatoes, mint, and oil;

  3. stir to combine. Chill 1 hour, or overnight. Serve topped with feta.

Categories

Beans, Side Dish, Greek, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 226.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
248
Calories from Fat
47
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.2g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.1g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
280mg
12%
Potassium
776mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
36.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
15.4g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 8% Iron 28%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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