Well-built Taste of Italy Lentil Fresh Greens Lemony-Dijon Salad.
June 18, 2020
This delicious, nutritious combination of lentils perched atop a lightly dressed bed of greens makes a tasty vegetarian main-course salad. And don't forget that lentils are also said to contribute to healthy bones! The lemony vinaigrette is especially yummy!
- Prep: 30 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
- Yields: Serves 4-6
To prepare lemon vinaigrette:
To prepare salad:
Combine 2½ cups water and well-rinsed lentils in another saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until just tender, 15 to 25 minutes 15 Minutes (orange and green lentils will be cooked sooner than brown lentils.) Be careful not to overcook the lentils or they will fall apart in the salad. Drain any excess water and let cool for about 10 minutes 10 Minutes.