Old-Style Lentil Salad

Old-Style Lentil Salad

4 servings
Preparation 5 min
Cooking 25 min

260 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 cup green-brown lentils (dried), rinsed and drained   170 g
2 stalks celery, chopped   140 g
2 green onions/scallions, finely chopped   30 g
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil   45 mL
4 tsp lemonjuice, freshly squeezed   1/2 lemon
4 tsp Parsley and Garlic Base (Recipe)   20 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Method

  1. Rinse and drain the lentils, then put them in pot. Add water to cover the surface of the lentils and add a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer, uncovered, until the lentils are just tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. While the lentils are cooking, coarsely chop the celery, finely chop the scallion, then add them to a salad bowl. Pour the oil and lemon juice, add the Parsley and Garlic base then season with salt and pepper.
  3. Drain the lentils, then toss them with the salad. Adjust the seasoning and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (180g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

260

Fat

13 g

20 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

9 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

30 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

27 g

9 %

Fibre

6 g

24 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

12 g

Vitamin A

6 %

Vitamin C

15 %

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: 1 serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: ¾ serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C
Good source of :
Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Beans/Legumes | First courses/Appetizers | Lunch box | Halal | High Fibre | High Iron | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian | Picnic | Italian

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