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Veggie Lentil Salad

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This healthy, hearty salad has been a staple in our home for years. It does require a fairly robust spice cabinet, but if you are missing one or two items, it should still be a hit. I love the flexibility of the crunchy veggie list. We have listed what I usually include, but adding or excluding items is totally allowed! This is particularly great for getting lots of hands in the kitchen, with all the chopping required. Have a blast!

Ingredientes

Comida
cantidad
Unidades
preparaciones
Notas
1 libra lentejas (2.5 cups dry De Puy, see note)
lentejas
1
libra
2.5 cups dry De Puy, see note
⅓ taza aceite de olivo
aceite de olivo
taza
⅓ taza vinagre de manzana
vinagre de manzana
taza
1 cucharada jarabe de arce
jarabe de arce
1
cucharada
1 cucharada mostaza café
mostaza café
1
cucharada
2 cucharadita sal
sal
2
cucharadita
1 cucharadita ground black pepper
ground black pepper
1
cucharadita
1 cucharadita ground cumin
ground cumin
1
cucharadita
½ cucharadita ground turmeric
ground turmeric
½
cucharadita
½ cucharadita ground coriander
ground coriander
½
cucharadita
½ cucharadita ground cardamom
ground cardamom
½
cucharadita
¼ cucharadita ground cloves
ground cloves
¼
cucharadita
¼ cucharadita pimienta de cayena
pimienta de cayena
¼
cucharadita
¼ cucharadita moscada
moscada
¼
cucharadita
¼ cucharadita canela
canela
¼
cucharadita
1 cebolla roja, diced small
cebolla roja
1
diced small
1 taza pasas de uvas
pasas de uvas
1
taza
⅓ taza alcaparras
alcaparras
taza
2 large ribs apio, rodajas
apio
2
large ribs
rodajas
2 sliced zanahoria
zanahoria
2
sliced
1 small crown brocoli, cut in bite-size pieces
brocoli
1
small crown
cut in bite-size pieces
1 pepino (pequeño)
pepino
1
pequeño
1 pimiento, picado (cualquier color)
pimiento
1
picado
cualquier color
1 taza tomatilllos, halved
tomatilllos
1
taza
halved
1 beet, peeled and coarsely chopped (raw)
beet
1
peeled and coarsely chopped
raw
1 taza chicharos, ends trimmed and cut in half
chicharos
1
taza
ends trimmed and cut in half
¾ taza arugula
arugula
¾
taza
1 cucharada fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
1
cucharada
1 cucharada fresh basil
fresh basil
1
cucharada
1 cucharada fresh mint
fresh mint
1
cucharada
¼ taza nueces, picado grande (Optional topper)
nueces
¼
taza
picado grande
Optional topper
½ taza goat cheese, migajas (Optional topper)
goat cheese
½
taza
migajas
Optional topper

método

NOTE: Du Puy lentils, also called Le Puy, are a firm, small lentil from France. Other firm lentils can be used, but the taste might change a bit.

  1. Place lentils in a pot and cover with 6 cups of water. Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer. Check lentils for doneness after 15 minutes, although they may take up to 20 minutes. They should be al-dente, fully cooked but still firm. Do not overcook or they will get mushy.
  2. While the lentils are simmering, whisk together the oil, vinegar, syrup, mustard, salt pepper and spices in a large bowl to create the dressing.
  3. When the lentils are cooked, remove from heat, strain in a colander, and run under cold water to stop the cooking. Place them in the bowl with the dressing. Toss to cover completely.
  4. Add onion, raisins and capers and toss again. Add other chopped veggies and serve after chilling for a few hours, although refrigerating overnight is ideal.
  5. Once chilled, toss salad with arugula and fresh herbs.
  6. Serve with optional chopped walnuts and goat cheese crumbles on top.
Tiempo de preparacion
30 min
Tiempo de cocinar
15 min
Sirve:
20
Contains Tree Nuts
Nutrition Information