Lentil Butternut Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by nerdygf

Makes 10 servings



Healthy Lentil Salad (Best served hot) with butternut squash and Kale, seasoned primarily with warming Clove (season elsewise as desired). I eat this as a main dish, but it's quite suited to a side as well!

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil Butternut Salad

1 lb Lentils
1 1/2 c collard greens
4 c butternut squash, roasted
3 tbs ground clove
6 c vegetable broth
1/2 cup quinoa, uncooked

Recipe Directions for Lentil Butternut Salad

  1. Cube and Roast butternut squash until soft

  2. While squash is roasting, prepare lentils according ot package in vegetable broth instead of water, supplementing cooking with water as necessary. Add half of any desired herbs/spices at this time.

  3. When lentils are about half way cooked, add kale and mix thoroughly with lentils and remaining liquid.

  4. Add cubed squash and rest of seasonings. Let everything cook to completion in seasonings.

  5. Serve warm, preferably on a bed of greens or grains of choice.

Categories

Main Dish, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 262.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
246
Calories from Fat
21
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.3g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
469mg
20%
Potassium
821mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
41.1g
14%
Dietary Fiber
16.4g
66%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
16.6g
Vitamin A 124% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 8% Iron 26%
* 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 saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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