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Super-Quick Lentil Salad

5 Reviews
75% would make this recipe again

A tasty salad, ready in no time, ideal for a lunch-box.

Preparation : 5 min
290 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

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
3 cups lentils (canned), rinsed and drained 750 mL
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]
3 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped [optional] 6 g

Method

  1. Coarsely chop the celery, finely chop the scallion, then add them to a salad bowl. Pour the oil and lemon juice then season with salt and pepper.
  2. Rince and drain the lentils, then add them to the bowl. Toss well and adjust the seasoning. Stir in the chopped cilantro (optional), then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (220g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

290

Fat

11 g

17 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

30 mg

1 %

Carbohydrate

36 g

12 %

Fibre

8 g

31 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

15 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

12 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

42 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 ¼ servings

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C
Good source of  :
Copper, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, 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 2
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 2
Fats 2

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5 Reviews (5 with rating only ) 75% would make this recipe again