Lentil Salad with a Persian Twist

Lentil Salad with a Persian Twist

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NOOSH 1

"A refreshing salad made with diced vegetables and lentils, perfect for a side dish or on its own. To add more freshness, add chopped mint to the salad."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 159 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 9.2 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 15g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 151 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Combine lentils, onion, tomatoes, and cucumbers together in a bowl. Whisk olive oil, vinegar, lime juice, salt, and black pepper together in a separate bowl. Pour dressing over lentil mixture; stir to coat. Chill in refrigerator for 15 to 20 minutes.

Reviews

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A very tasty salad. I LOVE persian food and I love lentils, so I was excited to try this combo. I went with NOOSH's suggestion to add fresh mint. I wasn't sure how much to add so at first I minc...

Excellent! I have to admit to a couple of changes due to dietary requirements. I did not use canned lentils..I cooked my own to the tenderness I prefer and I used scallions instead of red onio...

Excellent use of fresh cucumbers from my garden. Next time, I might add garbanzo beans and some kalamata olives to it for a little more flair. Nice summer salad. Thanks!

I've never been a big fan of lentils, but in heart of being healthier, am looking for healthier ideas. This recipe was very good. I used dry green lentil cooked to package specifications and I t...

This was SO GOOD!! If I'd had leftovers I would've eaten it for breakfast. I used cooked dried lentils and red wine vinegar and totally forgot to add oil, but I didn't miss it (and I like oil!)...

This was really good. I drained off the excess dressing before I served it and added finely chopped mint (like other reviewers had suggested). The mint was a great additional and I will includ...

I loved this refreshing salad!!! It was quick and easy to make!

I didn't have any mint available and ended up using cilantro, it still turned out amazing.