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Mediterranean Lentil Salad Recipe

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


Submitted by quiverofeight

Makes 10 servings



This is good served hot as a side dish with brown rice or even better cold as a salad.

Recipe Ingredients for Mediterranean Lentil Salad

1 lb dried lentils, cooked
1 yellow onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, pressed
2 tbls olive oil
6 fresh basil leaves, cut into strips
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
4 cups fresh spinach leaves

Recipe Directions for Mediterranean Lentil Salad

  1. Sort through and wash lentils.

  2. Put first five ingredients in a sauce pan and cover with enough water to cover an inch.

  3. Cook until lentils are tender, about 30 minutes.

  4. Chill

  5. Add fresh basil strips and walnuts.

  6. Serve over spinach leaves

Categories

Beans, Brunch, Salads, Side Dish, Greek, Mediterranean, Quick, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Halal, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 78.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
212
Calories from Fat
46
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.1g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
16mg
1%
Potassium
545mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
29.3g
10%
Dietary Fiber
14.6g
58%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
13.0g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 4% Iron 22%
* 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 low in sodium
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
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