Super-Quick Lentil Salad

8 Reviews
86% would make this recipe again

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

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Preparation : 5 min
290 calories/serving


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
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]
3 tbsp fresh cilantro, finely chopped [optional] 6 g


  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 (220 g)


% Daily Value




11 g

17 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

8 %


0 mg


30 mg

1 %


36 g

12 %


8 g

31 %


4 g

Net Carbs

28 g


15 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

12 %


4 %


42 %


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Copper, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Zinc
Source of  :
Selenium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat


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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