Lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette

Lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette
Lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette

This lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette is a simple, fresh and delicious salad.

And the fact is that the already rich flavor of the vegetables, the vinaigrette brings the special touch with its addictive combination of sweet and citrus flavors, turning this dish of vegetables into one of the tastiest, and highlighting its freshness even more.

This salad is rich in proteins , complex carbohydrates (slow absorption and satiating effect), lycopene , glutathione (antioxidant), fiber , allicin , vitamins A , C , E , K and group B ( B1 , B2 , B3 , B6 , B7 , B9 or folic acid , and inositol ), calcium , phosphorus , iron , magnesium , manganese , potassium , selenium , iodine and zinc .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow in order to make an easy and different vegetable salad.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy30 m.For 3 people

For the lentil salad

  • 300 gr. of lentils
  • 1 tomato (mature)
  • 1 chive
  • 70 gr. of cooked corn
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

For the vinaigrette

  • 1 tablespoon of Dijon mustard
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 100 ml. of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup

Instructions

  1. We wash and drain lentils well and put them in a bowl.
  2. We wash the carrot, peel it and cut it into very small pieces, and add it to the bowl with the lentils.
  3. Wash the tomato, pepper and chives, cut them into very small pieces and throw them into the bowl.
  4. We wash the corn under the tap and put it also in the bowl. Mix everything well and add a little salt and two tablespoons of oil to moisten everything.
  5. In a cup, take the tablespoon of mustard, the lemon juice, the pepper, the syrup and half the oil. Beat with some rods and add the rest of the oil little by little, until emulsified.
  6. With the salad and the vinaigrette ready, we serve the salad and toss the vinaigrette on top (at the time of serving it, not before).
Aerial shot of lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette
Aerial shot of lentil salad with sweet mustard and lemon vinaigrette

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