Lentil Salad With Basil And Lemon

Seves 4-8 Prep Time 5 minutes   Cook Time 30 minutes   Rated:

Lentils. Gram for gram they have the same amount of protein as steak. Studies also show that a diet high in lentils and other pulses can reduce your risk of cancer, diabetes and heart disease. So really if you are interested in tasty healthy plant based food, this is a great way to start.

Of course as a salad, this will be a great filling accompaniment to any protein of your choice as well.

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Place lentils into simmering basket and pour water over.


Cook 30 min/100ºC/speed 3. Remove lentils and place into insulated serving bowl with lemon zest, juice, EVOO and salt. Stir and cover to marinate whilst you prepare the rest of the salad.


Prep remaining ingredients as directed and place all in large bowl. Stir through cooled lentils and add more oil or seasoning as needed.


Serve warm or cold.

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