Crunch's Lentil Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Crunch's Lentil Salad Recipe
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Crunch's Lentil Salad

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"This is a versatile, healthy salad that can easily be eaten as the main meal for lunch."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Bring water and lentils to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until lentils are almost tender, about 15 minutes; add bulgur and salt. Cover saucepan and remove from heat; set aside until bulgur is tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until until tender and fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes. Add tomatoes and red bell pepper; cook and stir until red bell pepper is tender, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Combine bulgur-lentil mixture and vegetable mixture in a bowl; add balsamic vinegar and 2 tablespoons olive oil and toss to coat.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • You can change the oils and vinegar. I've used lemon-infused olive oils and fig-infused balsamic vinegar, for example. Adding avocado is always a good choice. It really doesn't look pretty, but it tastes great!
  • If the bulgur seems dry after sitting for 20 minutes, add more water.
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Jun 27, 2014

My favorite part is how to cook the lentils and the bulgur in ONE pot! Aside from that, it is a good template for many different combinations of vegetables and always tasty.

 
Aug 03, 2014

Thought this was pretty good. I am not a fan of legumes, but have been trying to find ways of sneaking them into my diet. The balsamic gives this a good flavor, but I think next time I would use a greater ratio of vegetables to lentils.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 171 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.7 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 9.8 g
  • 39%
  • Protein
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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