Lentils are filling because they are packed with protein and fiber. This simple preparation is inspired by a recipe in the Ultimate Reset clean eating plan, but you can enjoy this Lentil Lime Salad any time. Serve it as is, mound it atop leafy greens, or pair it with lean protein.
Lentil Lime Salad
Total Time: 2 hrs. 5 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 serving
1 cup cooked green lentils
1 medium carrot, shredded
¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1½ tsp. sesame oil
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
Braggs Liquid Aminos
Himalayan salt (to taste; optional)
¼ tsp. ground cumin (to taste; optional)
Fresh herbs like basil and oregano (to taste; optional)
1. Combine lentils, carrot, cilantro, oil, lime juice, Braggs Liquid Aminos, salt (if desired), cumin (if desired), and herbs (if desired) to lentils; toss gently to blend.
2. Let salad marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Total Fat: 8 g
Carbohydrates: 49 g (Fiber: 18 g; Sugar: 7 g)
Protein: 19 g