Rich Green Lentil Salad with Walnut Oil

Rich Green Lentil Salad with Walnut Oil Category Salad 
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Ingredients And Procedures
1Clentils, French green
6eachparsley, fresh spigs
1eachbay leaf, prefer. turkish
1pnthyme, dried
2Tbvinegar, wine
2 eachgreen onions, (scallions) or red onion, finely chopped
1teaspoondry mustard
1salt, to taste
1pepper, to taste
1/3Cwalnut oil, may substitute light olive oil
3Tbparsley, fresh chopped


1. Rinse and/or soak the lentils as required.

2. Place the lentils, bay leaf, thyme and parsley sprigs and lentils in a saucepan. Cover with boiling water and simmer for 30-45 minutes or until the lentils are tender. Be careful not to over cook.

3. In a salad bowl. Whisk the wine vinegar, onion, dry mustard, salt and pepper together. Add the oil in a thin stream while continuing to whisk.

4. Add the lentils and gently toss with the dressing. Add the chopped fresh parsley and adjust seasonings to preference.

Serve warm or cold.

Calories: 346 fat: 19g (48% of calories from fat), saturated fat 2g, protein 15g, carbohydrate 32g, cholesterol 0 mg, fiber 16.5g

Nutritional benefits: Protein, good carbs, fiber from lentils, omega-3 fatty acids from walnut oil

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