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Lentil Salad Recipe

Lentil Salad
Lentil Salad
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Lentil Salad Recipe

Lentil Salad

This healthy salad is made with cooked lentils and diced fresh diced carrots, celery, bell pepper, onion, parsley and lemon juice – perfect to make ahead for lunch for the week as the flavors only get better overnight.

Ingredients

1 cup dry brown lentils

1 bay leaf

2 sprigs fresh thyme

1 cup finely diced carrots

1/3 cup finely diced celery

1/4 cup finely diced red bell pepper

1/4 cup finely diced red onion

1/4 cup minced parsley

1 clove garlic, minced

5 tbsp lemon juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

fresh ground black pepper

 

Instructions

In a medium saucepan combine lentils, bay leaf, and thyme.

Add enough water to cover by 1 inch.

Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered until lentils are tender but not mushy, about 16 to 20 minutes.

Drain lentils and discard bay leaf.

Place in a large work bowl with carrots, celery, red pepper, red onion, parsley, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Toss to combine and serve chilled or room temperature.

 

 

Makes 4 1/2 cups.

Keywords: Lentil Salad

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