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Old-Style Lentil Salad

4 Reviews
75% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 25 min
260 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

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

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

per 1 Serving (180g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

260

Fat

13 g

20 %

Saturated 1.7 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

5 %

Vitamin C

14 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

32 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

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

Claims

This recipe is :
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
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 1 ½
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 1 ½
Fats 2 ½

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Members' Reviews

4 Reviews (4 with rating only ) 75% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Beans/Legumes | First courses/Appetizers | Lunch box | High Iron | Vegan | Vegetarian | Halal | Kosher | High Fibre | Low Sodium | Picnic | Italian