Moroccan Lentil Salad

Moroccan Lentil Salad

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    cup green or brown lentils, rinsed

  • 3-½

    cups water or vegetable broth

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 1

    garlic clove

  • Sea salt

  • 1

    cup minced yellow, green and red bell peppers

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped cilantro

  • Dressing

  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 3

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1

    tablespoon mayonnaise

  • ½

    teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • ½

    teaspoon paprika

  • ¼

    teaspoon cumin

  • Ground pepper, to taste

Directions

1. Place the lentils, water, bay leaf, garlic clove and salt in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. 2. Lower the heat and simmer for bout 15 minutes or until the water evaporates and the lentils are tender. 3. Discard the bay leaf and garlic. Let cool. 4. Transfer the lentils to a large bowl. 5. Add the peppers and cilantro. 6. In a small bowl, whisk the ingredients for the dressing and add to the lentils. 7. Stir to combine. 8. Let this salad sit for a while so the flavors can amalgamate. 9. Serve it chilled or at room


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