Tropical Lentil Summer Salad

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Author Notes: This pineapple and lentil salad is the perfect lunch. Plus a recipe ginger and lime dressing.Palouse Brand


Serves 2-3

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup lentils
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Bring water to a boil and add lentils, reduce heat to a slow boil until lentils are cooked tender, approximately 20 minutes. Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. In the serving bowl add pineapple, cilantro, red onion and tomatoes.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl and stir well, pour dressing over ingredients in the serving bowl and stir well.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

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