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Lentil Salad with a Persian Twist

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"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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30 m servings 159
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 9.2 15 5.3 0 86 Full nutrition

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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 wanted an easy recipe to use lentils in. Trying to eat more plant based foods and new to it. I didn't have the exact ingredients, but I used dried green lentils that I cooked, a white onion in...

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...

Quick, easy and tasty salad for the whole family to enjoy!

Would absolutely make this again. The lime was a great addition. I used this to use up some of our CSA booty, including fresh tomatoes, parsley and cucumbers. We also added feta and olives to ...

Nice salad as written. Then I deviated to try dried mint, mixing in 2 teaspoons while whisking the dressing together. It does add a cool bit of refreshment but beckoned me to go back to heavy ha...

I have made this twice now and love it. It is quick & easy to make, nutritious and tasty. No cooking required for those hot summer days. So far I have stuck to the recipie, but have not tried...