Quick Lentil Salmon Salad

filling weeknight lunch
Filling weeknight lunch
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Ingredients

¾ cup Lentils brown
½ cup Red onion chopped
¼ cup Red onion thinly sliced
2 cloves Garlic minced
¾ tsp Salt
¼ cup Olive oil extra-virgin
3 tbsp Red wine vinegar
¾ tsp Dried thyme
¼ tsp Black pepper ground
1 (15-oz) can Salmon drained
1 cup Carrots ribbons
1 cup Celery sliced
For serving:
4 wedges of Lemon

Nutritional information

341
calories
25.3g
carbohydrates
9.4g
fiber
25.7g
protein
3.6g
sugars
24.2mg
cholesterol
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Quick Lentil Salmon Salad

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This healthy and filling Quick Lentil Salmon Salad is a perfect weeknight lunch when you want something zero fuss that will fill you up and keep you going until dinner.

Start by cooking lentils and chopped onion until the lentils are just tender. Mash garlic and salt into a paste and transfer to a medium bowl. Whisk in oil, vinegar, thyme, and pepper. Remove any skin or bones from salmon and flake into a large bowl. Add sliced onion, carrot, and some of the dressing. Add the celery and the cooked lentils to the remaining dressing and stir gently to combine. Divide the lentils among individual serving bowls and top with the salmon salad. Serve with lemon wedges.

To make my Quick Lentil Salmon Salad, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Quick Lentil Salmon Salad

Steps to make Quick Lentil Salmon Salad

1

Cook lentils

13

Add ¾ cup of lentils and ½ a cup of chopped red onion to a saucepan of boiling water. Reduce heat and simmer for 11-13 minutes until the lentils are just tender. Drain well and set aside.

2

Make dressing

2

Mash 2 cloves of minced garlic with ¾ teaspoon of salt until it is a paste. Transfer the paste to a medium bowl. Whisk in ¼ cup of oil, 3 tablespoons of vinegar, thyme, and pepper.

3

Assemble salad

2

Remove skin and bones from salmon and flake the fish into a large bowl. Add the remaining ¼ cup of sliced onion, carrot ribbons, and 3 tablespoons of the dressing. Toss gently to coat.

4

Dress celery and lentils

3

Add the remaining dressing to the celery and lentils and stir gently to combine.

5

Serve

5

Serve the lentils in 4 individual bowls, topped with the salmon salad and lemon wedges on the side.

This Quick Lentil Salmon Salad makes a healthy and filling lunch! Try it out soon and come back to leave a review below with your thoughts.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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Total Reviews: 1
Athina

Simple and nutritious salad! Thanks!

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