Savory Lentils

 

 

These Savory Lentils will soothe your soul on a chilly day. This recipe is packed with fresh veggies, protein, crunchy pecans and a yummy spice mixture.  You can serve it warm or cold, and travels well. Enjoy.

 

 

 

Salad Ingredients

  • 1 1b dry green lentils, cooked as directed
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onions
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice or cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup of chopped pecans
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup of favorite green veggie (peas, cut string beans, spinach, or edamame)

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 TBS red wine vinegar
  • 2 TBS water
  • 1 TBS dijon mustard

Spices

  • 3-4 TBS sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk all dressing ingredients & spices in a small bowl. Combine with salad ingredients. Serve warm or cold.

Namaste.

 

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