Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

Lentil and Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

2021-09-16
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This lentil and sweet potato salad recipe is easy to make, very refreshing and perfect as a side for any dish. If you are looking for new salad recipe ideas, you must this unique salad. Healthy and nutritious salad that you going to love!
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
5
PREP TIME
30 Minutes
WORK TIME
30 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS

    For the salad:

    • 1 cup (200g) Uncooked lentils, rinsed
    • 1 large sweet potato, cut into small cubes
    • 1/2 Red onion, chopped
    • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes, halved
    • Feta cheese (optional)
    • Arugula/rocket
    • Parsley

    For the dressing:

    • 2 tablespoons Olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon Honey
    • 2 tablespoons Red wine vinegar
    • Salt to taste
    • Black pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS

  1. Place the lentils in a saucepan, add 3 cups (720ml) of water and stir. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, cover with a lid and cook for 20-25 minutes (depending on the type of lentils).
  2. Drain the lentils of any excess water and add them to a serving bowl, let cool while preparing the salad.
  3. In a medium sized pan heat 2 tablespoon of olive oil, add sweet potato and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, for 8-10 minutes, until soft. Add cooked sweet potatoes to the bowl. You also can roast the sweet potato.
  4. Add chopped onion, halved tomatoes, crumbled cheese (optional), arugula and chopped parsley.
  5. Make the dressing: in a small bowl whisk all dressing ingredients. Pour the dressing over the salad and serve.
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