Lentil Salad

Lentil Salad

This salad makes a wonderful summer BBQ side dish!

Lentil salad with chopped tomato and celery in a wooden bowl. Person holding wooden bowl

Lentil Salad

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Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: Lentils, Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 201kcal
Author: hungrydanekitchen


  • 1 cup lentils uncooked, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar or flavored vinegar**
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1.5 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 1 tomato seeded and chopped


  • Cook lentils in 5 cups water for 20 minutes or lentils are tender. Drain and let cool.
  • In a small bowl, combine vinegar, oil, and mustard.
  • In a large bowl, combine cooked lentils, celery and tomato.
  • Add vinegar mixture to lentils, stir to combine. Salt and Pepper to taste and serve


**I like to mix this up and use a flavored vinegar such as pineapple, adds a soft sweet flavor.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 354mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 183IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 3mg

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