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Lentil and Tomato Salad with Mint

66 Reviews
88% would make this recipe again

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

Preparation : 15 min
220 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

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
45 mL Classic Vinaigrette 3 tbsp
2 cups lentils (canned), rinsed and drained 500 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

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

per 1 Serving (210g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

220

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 1.2 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

23 %

Vitamin C

19 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

28 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¾ serving

Claims

This recipe is :
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

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1
Vegetables ½
Meat and Alternatives 1
Fats 1 ½

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Members' Reviews

66 Reviews (64 with rating only ) 88% would make this recipe again
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yfilanov@mac.com
october 17, 2016 | I would make this recipe again

Easy. Made with mixed sprouted lentils. Tasty

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CharlieTrotter
april 21, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

So tasty and quick to do!

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yfilanov@mac.com
october 17, 2016 | I would make this recipe again

Easy. Made with mixed sprouted lentils. Tasty

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CharlieTrotter
april 21, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

So tasty and quick to do!

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