Green Lentil Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Green lentil salad recipe? Learn how to make Green lentil salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by progster

Makes 8 servings



Serve warm or cold. French green lentil salad in vinaigrette.

Recipe Ingredients for Green lentil salad

4 oz bacon
1 cup green lentils
1 onion
1 carrot
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp dijon mustard
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme

Recipe Directions for Green lentil salad

  1. Cook bacon until crisp

  2. Saute chopped onion and carrot briefly, add lentils and water to cover. Boil for 20 minutes.

  3. While lentils cook make vinaigrette, combining garlic, mustard, vinegar and olive oil

  4. Drain lentils and add to a heat proof bowl. Dress with vinaigrette while warm to allow dressing to absorb into lentils.

  5. Crumble bacon into salad along with thyme, sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  6. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 68.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
218
Calories from Fat
103
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.7g
14%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
349mg
15%
Potassium
363mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
17.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
7.9g
32%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
11.8g
Vitamin A 26% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 3% Iron 14%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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