Lentil Salad (Perfect for Make-Ahead Meals!)
Lentil Salad (Perfect for Make-Ahead Meals!)
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  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This Lentil Salad makes an easy packed lunch! It's packed with protein and loaded with veggies, for a flavor-packed make-ahead meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 cups dry green or brown lentils ((or 4 1/2 cups pre-cooked lentils))
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
    • 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard
    • 2 small cloves garlic (, minced)
    • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
    • Black pepper (, to taste)
    • 1 1/2 cups diced cucumber ((1 English cucumber))
    • 1 1/2 cups diced red onion ((1 large red onion))
    • 1 1/2 cups diced red bell pepper ((1 large bell pepper))
    • 3 celery stalks (, diced)
    • 1 cup golden raisins ((optional))
    • 1 cup sliced almonds ((optional))
    • Arugula (, for serving (optional))

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 261 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 7.09%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 539 mg 22.48%
    • Calcium: 69 mg 6.88%
    • Potassium: 476 mg 13.6%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.73%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26.92%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 4.02%
    • Vitamin C 43.19%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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