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Turkish Lentil Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Lentils make this super-quick and tasty salad a satisfying meal by itself.


  • 2 cups cooked green or black lentils
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2/3 cup olives, wedged
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 hard boiled egg, diced
  • 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and crushed pepper flakes to taste


  • In a large mixing bowl combine lentils, cherry tomatoes, olives and parsley. Gently toss in egg, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and cumin. Season with salt and pepper flakes to taste and serve at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 235
  Calories from Fat 98 (42%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(20%)Cholesterol 60mg
(9%)Sodium 222mg
(14%)Potassium 504mg
Total Carbohydrate 24g
(37%)Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(23%)Protein 11g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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