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Lentil Salad

For a heartier snack or light lunch, spoon this flavorful salad into whole-wheat pita bread and top with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese.

For a heartier snack or light lunch, spoon this flavorful salad into whole-wheat pita bread and top with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers and feta cheese.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 medium-size carrot, finely diced (about 3/4 cup)
  • 6 green onions, thinly sliced (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1 celery stalk, finely diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Italian parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.)
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • romaine lettuce leaves, for garnish

Preparation

1. Bring 3 cups water to a boil in large saucepan over high heat. Add lentils, and reduce heat to medium low. Cover, and simmer 15 minutes, or until lentils are just tender. Drain well. Spread lentils on large baking sheet to cool.

2. Toss lentils, carrot, green onions, celery, bell pepper, cilantro, parsley, garlic and lemon zest in large bowl. Drizzle with lemon juice and olive oil, and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon salad into bowls lined with lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 221
  • Carbohydrate Content 33 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 9 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 411 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g