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Marinated Lentil Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by ttggem

Makes 5 servings



This salad can be prepared several days in advance and flavor improves with refrigeration. Can be served along with lettuce, tomatoes, sprouts, and avocado in a pocket sandwich.

Recipe Ingredients for Marinated Lentil Salad

1/2 pound lentils, dried
1 clove garlic, whole, peeled
1/2 tsp. salt
6 scallions, thinly sliced, including tops
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
3 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Marinated Lentil Salad

  1. Clean lentils and put into large pot with 2 quarts of water. Add a bay leaf, the garlic, and 1/2 tsp salt.

  2. Heat to boiling. Turn heat off and allow to stand for 30 minutes. Drain and turn into mixing bowl.

  3. Add onions, parsley, mustard, 1/2 tsp salt, black pepper, oil, and lemon juice. Blend thoroughly.

  4. Garnish with grated carrots and serve immediately, or refrigerate and serve later.

Categories

Beans, Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 89.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
488mg
20%
Potassium
512mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
28.7g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.6g
58%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
13.3g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 5% Iron 27%
* 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
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin C
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