Spanish Lentil Salad

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Cross lunch off of tomorrow’s to-do list!

This Spanish Lentil Salad is a reliable weeknight dinner for anyone with a busy schedule. The dish calls for wholesome ingredients like roasted red peppers, dill, and green lentils. It’s jam-packed with vitamins and minerals!

Cook the lentils to tender perfection and combine them with juicy veggies. Complete the dish with some sprinkled parmesan for a lovely, bold finish.

This satisfying meal delivers an excellent source of protein and fiber, thanks to the assortment of legumes and veggies. Store the yummy dish in your fridge overnight and cross lunch off of tomorrow’s to-do list!

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Spanish Lentil Salad

This salad is full of nutritious ingredients that will satisfy your body and mind.
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Dinner, Salad
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup lentils dry, picked through and rinsed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup roasted red peppers chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill freshly chopped
  • 1/4 cup parmesan loosely packed

Dressing

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika smoked or regular

Instructions

  • Add lentils and bay leaf to 1 cup of water. Bring lentils to a fast simmer over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, uncovered, or until tender. Drain lentils in a colander. Remove bay leaf and discard.
  • Allow lentils to chill in the refrigerator. Once chilled, combine lentils with vegetables and dill.
  • Whisk dressing together. Add it to the salad and toss to combine. Sprinkle parmesan onto the salad.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 341mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
Keywords Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Vegetarian

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