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Lentil Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by itsbeadyeyes

Makes 4 servings



Very tasty salad based on a dijon vinegrette. Salt and herbs to be adjusted to taste. The lentils are healthy, and the vinegrette and crunchy shredded veggies keep this from being boring and mushy as lentils tend to be.

Recipe Ingredients for Lentil salad

8 oz lentils (dry)
16 oz water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 Pepper to taste
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup diced celery
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbl dijon mustard
1/4 cup finely diced red onion
1/4 cup fresh herbs

Recipe Directions for Lentil salad

  1. Cook lentils til tender, do not overcook. While that is cooking, place dijon mustard in bown with salt and pepper, and slowly wisk in first the vinegar and then the oil. When dressing is mixed add herbs and diced veggies. Toss the cooled lentils into the dressing, careful not to crush the lentils.

  2. Do not use red split lentils! They will fall apart. Use green or black, whole lentils only.

Categories

Vegetables, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
347
Calories from Fat
131
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.6g
22%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
261mg
11%
Potassium
741mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
38.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
19.1g
76%
Sugars
2.6g
Protein
15.6g
Vitamin A 52% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 10% Iron 31%
* 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
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
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