Easy Warm Lentil Salad

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Miss_Elaine

This recipe was featured in this months Family Circle. I have eliminated the sausage called for in the original recipe to make this a great, easy vegan option!

Top Review by Parsley

A lovely, unique salad! This makes a perfect alternative to the usual salads. I made this just as written. I feel that it could have used a little something extra..... like maybe some fresh cilantro/parsley and maybe even some crumbled goat cheese stirred in while it's warm. I will add those things next time. Thanx!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 14 cups lentils, rinsed
  • 1 (8 1/2 ounce) jar artichoke hearts, quartered, drained and rinsed
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, finely choped
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 14 cup balsamic vinaigrette (I prefer reduced-fat)


  1. Cook lentils according to package directions, 20-25 minute or until tender. Drain.
  2. Stir together lentils, artichokes, scallions, red pepper, and carrot in medium sized bowl. Drizzle vinagrette over top and stir until well blended. Serve immediately.

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