Crunch's Lentil Salad

Crunch's Lentil Salad

by Timeo Leroy 1 year ago
3.8 (5)
45 minutes
170.6 kcal
25.7 g carbs
Description

This is a versatile, healthy salad that can easily be eaten as the main meal for lunch.

Ingredients
  • 2 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup lentils
  • ½ cup bulgur
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, or more to taste
  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, seeded and diced, or more to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, or to taste
Directions
  1. 1. Bring water and lentils to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until lentils are almost tender, about 15 minutes; add bulgur and salt. Cover saucepan and remove from heat; set aside until bulgur is tender and water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  2. 2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic until until tender and fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes. Add tomatoes and red bell pepper; cook and stir until red bell pepper is tender, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. 3. Combine bulgur-lentil mixture and vegetable mixture in a bowl; add balsamic vinegar and 2 tablespoons olive oil and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 8 servings
calories: 170.6 kcal
carbohydrates: 25.7 g
protein: 7.9 g
saturated fat: 0.6 g
sodium: 9.6 mg
fiber: 9.8 g
sugar: 3.4 g
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