Easy Healthy Recipe: Lentil & Carrot Salad2013-05-04
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- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 30m
This information is per serving.
Calories from Fat85
Here is an easy healthy recipe that incorporates vegetables, herbs and legumes in a delicious side dish carrot salad recipe.
The combination of fresh and dried herbs, lemon juice and olive oil make this healthy salad recipe both tasty and extremely nutritious.
A good olive oil is a very healthy fat and great for any healthy eating plan.
- 1 cup brown lentils
- 1 cup carrots, diced
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 bay leaf
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1 cup red onion, diced
- 1/2 cup celery, diced
- 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
In a saucepan; combine lentils, carrots, garlic, bay leaf and thyme. Add enough water to cover by at least 1 inch. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Drain, discarding bay leaf.
Transfer lentil mixture to a bowl. Add onion, celery, parsley, oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss to mix. Let cool to room temperature before serving or keep in the refrigerator once cooled.
Did You Know?…
If you want a very healthy and low fat recipe just lighten up on the oil a bit.
This recipe is great for every day healthy family meals and would be a wonderful addition to a buffet table.
It’s a great addition to your recipe box and I think you will really enjoy it.
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