Lentil Salad Recipe

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Lentil Salad garnished by mint leaves in a plate Lentil Salad Recipe

by ninabaydoun

salad is a free dish; you can mix whatever you like with any kind of vegetables, use the dressing you like and it will be delicious.

Green lentils are very commonly used in our cuisine. It can be made as Mjaddara, Mdardara, Lentil soup or Adas bel Hamod. I always boil lentils in large quantities and keep the remaining lentils in the freezer, to save time when making another dish. The Lentil Salad is a plate that my grand mother used to make always when she invited us for lunch. It is the kind of meal who can be eaten as a side dish, appetizer, or even as a main meal.

Ingredients:

2 cups boiled lentils
1 large (or 2 medium) tomato
3 cucumbers
4 radishes
1 medium onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dried mint
juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon olive oil

Preparation:

1. Drain the boiled lentils from any excess water
2. Cut all the vegetables into small cubes and mix with the lentils
3. Season with salt, black pepper, dried mint, lemon juice and olive oil

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