Quinoa, French Lentil & Fresh Herb Salad: Irresistible combination of tastes and textures - chewy, earthy quinoa and French lentils, spicy arugula, crunchy celery and walnuts, Italian parsley, tart lime juice and zest, tahini, garlic.
French lentils work well in this salad, but brown lentils or regular lentils will also work.
Brown rice, barley, buckwheat, millet or couscous are interchangeable with quinoa in this recipe.
Total Prep & Cook Time: 60 min
Yield: 6 Servings
Nutrition Data, 227g Serving: 317 cal, 42g carb, 11g fat, 98mg sodium, 12g fiber, 14g protein, 2g Sugars, low saturated fat & cholesterol, good source Folate, Phosphorous, Manganese, Vit A, Vit. C, Vit K. Estimated glycemic load 16
Make extra quinoa and lentils and freeze for another day, another salad - or soup, or stir fry.
To chop celery fine, slice in four pieces lengthwise, then in thin slices, then pile them and mince them, just as you would garlic or parsley
A microplane grater is perfect for zesting lime or lemon. If you don't have one, use any fine grater.
Quinoa French Lentil Herb Salad becomes even more flavorful when it marinates for an hour or more, and tastes even better after it stays in the fridge overnight.
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