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Southwestern Lentil Salad

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"'Cumin goes so well with the beans in this salad,' conveys field editor Denise Baumert of Dalhart, Texas."
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a jar with tight-fitting lid, combine the remaining ingredients and shake well. Pour over vegetables and toss. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.


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Great! I only added 1 Tbsp of olive oil, since I prefer a very low-fat diet. It was great just like that.

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I followed this recipe as written and no one cared for it. Pretty bland.

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Great! I only added 1 Tbsp of olive oil, since I prefer a very low-fat diet. It was great just like that.

WOW! This is one fantastic salad! I used red and green peppers and added more corn for lots of colour. The dressing is amazing! I am definitely going to be keeping this in the rotation! Thanks ...

Yep, this is good stuff, just like all the other reviewers have said! I cut the oil in half, added all different colors of peppers along with the green. I will make this again for a filling an...

I love this recipe not only for the flavor, but for the health value as well. A big hit with my family because of the unique blend of flavors that work so well together. The cumin and dijon are ...

This is soooo good. I had to try it before it got to chill for 2 hours and even NOW it is DELICIOUS! I only made minor adjustments - I definitely recommend adding about a tbs of sugar, seems t...

Brought this to a potluck lunch and took home an empty bowl. I love it! But yes, I reduced the oil quite a bit. Will definitely make this again.

Way better than I thought it would be! The Dijon mustard threw me off but honestly this is delicious! I only used one can of black beans and 2 Tbs. olive oil. That was more than enough. I also c...

I loved this. I used red pepper because I had a lot of it. Used more cilantro too. Very colourful and delicious dish.

This is an excellent recipe for various reasons. First of all, it's cheap to make and nutrient dense. I follow the blood type diet for A, and made some mods. I used canned lentils, beans and...