Mediterranean Lentil Salad Recipe

Ingredients
  • 1 cup dry brown lentils
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Optional: cumin
Directions
PREP
10 mins
COOK
20 mins
READY IN
45 mins
  • In a saucepan combine lentils, carrots, onion, garlic, bay leaf, and thyme.
  • Add enough water to cover by 1 inch.Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 15 to 20 minutes or until lentils are tender but not mushy.
  • Drain lentils and vegetables and remove bay leaf.
  • Add olive oil, lemon juice, celery, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • Toss to mix and serve at room temperature.
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