Mediterranean Lentil Salad

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse the lentils thoroughly.
  • Add lentils, water, bay leaves, thyme, and garlic to a medium saucepan; bring the mixture to boil.
  • Lower the heat and simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender, stirring frequently.
  • In a small bowl, add the sun-dried tomatoes and boiling water to cover; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the celery, bell peppers, onions, and parsley.
  • In another smaller bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until smooth.
  • When the sun-dried tomatoes are softened, drain them, mince them and add to the vegetables.
  • Drain the lentils, discarding the bay leaves.
  • Add the lentils and dressing to the vegetables; toss to coat.
  • Serve immediately or cover, chill and serve later.
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