The Best Lentil Salad

    35 min

    This lentil salad is packed full of flavour and perfect for packed lunches or summer picnics. It's full of fibre, so it's nutritious and delicious.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 500g lentils
    • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
    • 2-4 stalks celery, chopped
    • 150g chopped walnuts
    • a handful of freshly chopped mint
    • a pinch of salt
    • some freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 tablespoons walnut oil
    • 4 tablespoons wine vinegar or white balsamic vinegar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Place the lentils in a saucepan, add salt and pour in enough water to cover the lentils. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes, or until the lentils are al dente (but not mushy).
    2. Drain and set aside to cool completely.
    3. Transfer into a bowl and mix with carrots, celery, walnuts and fresh mint. Add walnut oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix well.

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