Balsamic Lentil Salad
 
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Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
Salad:
  • 3 ½ cups cooked lentils
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • ¼ red onion or shallot, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup fresh chopped parsley
Dressing:
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ½ clove garlic, chopped
  • Dash of salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the lentils, bell pepper, cucumber, onion, and parsley.
  2. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Alternatively, you can whisk the ingredients together in a bowl.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.
Notes
Serving size: about ⅔ cup
Nutrition Information (per serving) from Caloriecount.about.com
Calories: 124 Fat: 1.3g Carb: 20.6g Fiber: 7.5g Protein: 8.3g Sugar 3.7g Sodium: 217mg
Recipe by Destination Delish at https://www.destinationdelish.com/balsamic-lentil-salad/