Lentil and Tomato Salad with Mint

Lentil and Tomato Salad with Mint

A very healthy and tasty salad, ready in no time.

4 servings
Preparation 15 min

220 calories per serving 


Ingredients

4 tomatoes, Roma type, deseeded and diced   280 g
2 stalks celery, chopped   140 g
1 shallots, finely chopped   40 g
2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped   6 g
3 tbsp Classic Vinaigrette (Recipe)   45 mL
2 cups lentils (canned), rinsed and drained   500 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. Dice the tomatoes, discarding the seeds, then put them in a salad bowl. Coarsely chop the celery, finely chop the shallot and mint, then add them to the bowl. Pour the Classic Vinaigrette over the salad. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Rince and drain the lentils, then add them to the salad. Toss well, adjust the seasoning then serve.

Remarks

The leftover salad is just as good cold, the next day.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (220g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 1 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

40 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

26 g

9 %

Fibre

6 g

24 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

10 g

Vitamin A

25 %

Vitamin C

20 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

30 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of :
Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Copper, Fibre, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Beans/Legumes | First courses/Appetizers | Lunch box | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | No Cook | Picnic | Italian

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