Super-Quick Lentil Salad

Super-Quick Lentil Salad

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

4 servings
Preparation 5 min

290 calories per serving 


Ingredients

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
3 cups lentils (canned), rinsed and drained   750 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
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

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (220g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

290

Fat

11 g

17 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %

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

10 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

40 %

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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: serving

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Claims

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

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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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