Tuesday, January 12, 2010
This morning I made a quick and easy lentil salad to have on hand for lunches this week.
Quick and Healthy Lentil Salad
2 c cooked lentils (I used French lentils, but feel free to use any kind of dried lentil)
**to cook the lentils, bring 2 c lentils and 4 c water to a boil, reduce heat to a simmer, then add 2 bay leaves and 1 t pepper. Simmer until water is absorbed and lentils are tender, but still whole.
2 T olive oil
1/2 c sliced red onion
4-5 cloves garlic
1/2 c thinly sliced carrots
juice of one lemon
-saute onion and garlic in olive oil on low heat until tender
-add sliced carrots and saute for 1-2 minutes
-add lemon juice and pepper to taste
-mix well and serve