• Gail Silverman

Lentils & Licks! Warm Lentils on A Salad of Greens w/ a Splash of Rock n Roll!


TODAY'S PLAYLIST:

Rock out making todays lunch to some good old classic rock tunes!

https://open.spotify.com/user/silverg13/playlist/247VZTazlPp4SKrzHbidiR

Little Wing - Stevie Ray Vaughn

Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin

Gimme Three Steps - Lynard Skynard

Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

This easy recipe packs lots of nutritious greens plus omega 3’s and healthy protein!

Makes approximately 2 servings

Just one of you not to worry make enough salad for one serving and use 1/2 the lentils store the leftover in the fridge for tomorrow!

Four of you don’t worry just double everything, 6 of you - well you get the idea!

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup dry lentils

3 cups of water

2 medium cloves of garlic

1/4 of a red onion (or other type)

1 Tbsp of vegetable bouillon or a cube (we like Better than Bouillon)

Couple large handfuls of arugula and radish tops (yes you can eat them!) or other preferred greens

1/2 of an apple diced

1/2 a cucumber sliced

1/4 c halved or walnut pieces

Splash of Avocado or Olive Oil

Splash of Balsamic vinegar

DIRECTIONS:

Add dry lentils to 3 cups of boiling water in a heavy saucepan. Being to boiling then simmer and cover. The lentils will take about and hour to an hour and a half to cook to tenderness. About 30 minutes into the cooking add diced onions, garlic and bouillon. Once lentils are cooked drain the liquid through a strainer and let cool slightly. While cooling mix in a large bowl greens, chopped apples, cucumber and walnuts and toss with oil and vinegar. Transfer salad to plates and top with a good helping of lentils and enjoy!

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