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Warm Red Lentil Salad Recipe

SERVES: 4
PREP TIME: 10 min
COOK TIME: 30 min
READY TIME: 40
CALORIES: 240 (per serving)

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 1½ cups red lentils
  • 3 cups (24 fl oz) vegetable or chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander
  • 150 g (5 oz) baby spinach leaves
  • 100 g (3¼ oz) goats’ cheese
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Lime wedges

INSTRUCTIONS

1 Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, garlic and ginger to pan and cook for 2 minutes.

2 Add lentils to pan and cook for 1 minute. Add stock 1 cup at a time until liquid has been absorbed.

3 This could take about 20 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir mint and coriander through lentils.

4 To serve, place spinach leaves in serving bowls, and top with lentils and goats’ cheese. Sprinkle salad with pepper and serve with lime.

NUTRITION FACTS

Calories: 240.0 Kcal
Fat: 17.2 g
Cholesterol: 18.9 mg
Sodium: 377.8 mg
Potassium: 338.9 mg
Carbs: 15.5 g
Protein: 8.0 g