Fresh Lentil Salad


Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups green lentils,1 seedless english cucumber,3 cloves of garlic,Juice of 1 lemon,Handful of mint,Olive oil,Handful of parsley,1 medium red onion,Salt & pepper,1/2 of a yellow onion

  1. In a pot, place lentils, 1/2 yellow onion & garlic cloves with skin removed. Cover lentils with water. Bring to a boil, reduce flame & simmer for 25-35 minutes until lentils are tender – BUT NOT MUSHY. It might be necessary to add a little more water during cooking process as lentils absorb the water.When lentils are tender drain. Pick out onions & garlic, discard.Peel cucumber, slice lengthwise & remove seeds. Dice into small pieces about the size of a lentil. Dice the red onion to the same size as well. Chop parsley & mint. When lentils are cool, combine with above ingredients.Juice the lemon & combine with double the amount of olive oil (1 part lemon juice/2 parts olive oil) and dress salad. Season with salt & pepper.


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