Instant Pot® Warm Lentil Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette


I was looking for something different to do with lentils and came up with this warm salad. It is loaded with veggies and has a tartness to it that complements the lentils nicely.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • cup chopped red onion

  • 8 baby carrots, sliced

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 1 cup brown or green lentils

  • ½ cup dry white wine

  • ¼ teaspoon oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon ground thyme


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot®) and select Saute function. Add 1 tablespoon oil and let heat for 1 minute. Stir in onion, carrots, and celery. Cook for 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Cancel Saute function.

  2. Mix in broth, lentils, wine, oregano, and thyme; stir to combine. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 10 minutes. Allow 10 minutes for pressure to build.

  3. Meanwhile, whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar, and Dijon mustard for the vinaigrette in a small bowl.

  4. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 minutes. Remove the lid and stir in vinaigrette.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

188 Calories
9g Fat
18g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 188
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Sodium 115mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 27mg 2%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 294mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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