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Greek Lentil Salad

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Tony Caputo's GREEK LENTIL SALAD is made to celebrate the Greek recipe week. It's pretty simple to make. Green lentils are so good and healthy and yellow beet is something very unique. Tony Caputo's GREEK LENTIL SALAD has lots of herbs and some lemon juice as well. Check out the recipe!
  Green lentils 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked for 20 minutes; drained
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Olive oil 1 Dash
  Beet 1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled and diced (Yellow Variety)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
  Fresh mint 1 Teaspoon (For Garnish)
  Feta cheese 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

1. Boil lentils, drain and keep aside in a bowl.
2. In a frying pan, add chopped onion and mush it down to fry quickly.
3. Add chopped garlic.
4. Add the chopped beet to the pan and sauté for 1 minute.
5. While the lentils are still hot, add a little olive oil to it and mix.
6. Then add the sautéed yellow beet and onion mixture.
7. Mix a little cumin powder in lemon juice and add the mixture to the salad.
8. Mix them together.
9. Serve the salad in a plate and garnish with fresh mint leaves and feta cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
If you are inspired by Greek cuisine, here is an authentic Greek salad which definitely should not be missed. Prepared by combining the goodness of green lentils, yellow beet, cheese and spices, this salad is less time consuming and involves minimal cooking. To know more about this tasty salad, watch the video.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1517 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.3 mg4.4%

Sodium 332.4 mg13.8%

Total Carbohydrates 258 g85.9%

Dietary Fiber 123.2 g492.7%

Sugars 22.4 g

Protein 105 g210%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 75.2%

Calcium 37.4% Iron 178.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Greek Lentil Salad Recipe Video