Chicken and Lentil Salad

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Lentils are an excellent source of fiber, folate, and phosphorus and a good source of iron.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add lentils to a medium saucepan; add 2 cups cold water.
  2. Bring to a boil; lower heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 30 minutes (taste for doneness).
  3. When done, drain and set aside.
  4. To make the dressing: add lemon juice to a small bowl.
  5. Whisk in the turmeric, curry powder, and cinnamon.
  6. Add in salt and pepper to taste; whisk until all seasonings have dissolved.
  7. Slowly add in the oil, whisk as you pour, until an emulsion forms.
  8. Core and coarsely chop the apple; toss with lemon juice.
  9. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the chicken, warm lentils, apple, onion, and walnuts.
  10. Pour the dressing over the mixture; toss gently to coat.
  11. Cover with saran wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 hours or serve immediately.
  12. Serve salad on red leaf lettuce leaves.

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