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Marinated Lentil Salad

Packed with protein, fiber and flavor, this vibrant lentil salad is simple and satisfying. Recipe source: Budget Bytes

Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6
Ingredients Click the play button next to each ingredient for How-To Videos
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried Oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • Black Pepper, to taste
  • 2 ounces Feta Cheese, crumbled
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dry Brown Lentils
  • 1/2 bunch Parsley, minced
  • 1 pint Grape Tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/2 small Red Onion, finely diced
  1. Add lentils to a saucepan with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until tender. Drain lentils and rinse with cool water.
  2. While the lentils are cooking, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Rinse parsley and remove leaves from stems. Mince.
  4. Transfer lentils to a large bowl. Add parsley, tomatoes, onion, feta and dressing. Stir to combine and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 cup % Daily Value
Calories 225
Fat 11 g 14%
Saturated Fat 3 g 15%
Cholesterol 8 mg 3%
Sodium 307 mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 23 g 8%
Fiber 11 g 39%
Sugars 3 g
Protein 10 g 20%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

Cooked lentils are rich in folate and iron.

Parsley is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K.

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K and potassium.

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

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