Health Coach Counseling

Lentil Salad

Prep time: 
5 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time: 
15 minutes

8 people

2 cups black or green lentils 1/2 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped 2 sprigs thyme, finely chopped 1 bay leaf
3 shallots peeled and thickly sliced 1/4 cup Dijon mustard 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and pepper to taste

  • Put the lentils in a large pot and cover with water to an inch above beans.
  • Add parsley, thyme and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer 15 minutes until lentils are tender, not mushy.
  • While the lentils are simmering, combine the ingredients for dressing and whisk briskly.
  • Drain water.
  • Add dressing to lentils and serve warm.