Lentil Vegetable Salad
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian, healthy
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Serves:: 4
 
A simple salad that's easy to cook and tastes terrific!
Ingredients:
  • 2 C Brown lentils, cooked in 6 C water until firm but tender, rinsed
  • 1 Chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 Chopped English cucumber, peeled and quartered
  • 1 Chopped avocado
  • 1 C Grape tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Dressing:
  • 4 T Olive oil
  • 2 T Lemon juice
  • ½ t Garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ C Chopped Parsley, Dill and/ or other herbs of your choice
Directions:
  1. In a large stock pot, bring water to a boil.
  2. Add lentils and stir.
  3. When water comes back to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until lentils are tender.
  4. Drain lentils in a colander and rinse with water to cool.
  5. In a large bowl combine red bell pepper, cucumber, avocado and tomatoes with the cooled lentils.
  6. In a small bowl combine the dressing ingredients and whisk to combine well.
  7. Pour over vegetables and gently toss.
  8. Garnish with additional herbs and serve chilled or at room temperature.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at https://www.mysweetcalifornialife.com/lentil-vegetable-salad/