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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...

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...

This is delicious! I have made it several times. It's so light and fresh tasting, yet filling because of the lentils. Reminds me of fattoush salad, which is probably why it's so good with toaste...

This was really good. I drained off the excess dressing before I served it and added finely chopped mint (like other reviewers had suggested). The mint was a great additional and I will includ...