EASY LENTIL & AVOCADO SALAD

Salads

EASY LENTIL & AVOCADO SALAD
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 360
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g  
Monounsaturated Fat 14g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 10g  
  Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Protein 9g 0%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 553mg 31%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients

  • 1 ea. Avocados From Mexico, sliced
  • 1 c. lentils (green, red, or black)
  • 1 c. vegetable broth
  • 2 carrots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2-3 c. water
  • 1 T. turmeric
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • 1/2 t. garlic powder
  • Topping
  • 1 oz. feta cheese, crumbled
  • 4 T. sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 c. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 T. Dijon mustard
  • 1 T. maple syrup
  • 3 T. olive oil, plus more to drizzle on top
  • 3 T. scallions, chopped
  • 4 T. sunflower seeds, roasted unsalted

Instructions

  1. In a large sauce pot, bring lentils, vegetable broth, carrot, water and seasonings to a boil. Turn heat down, and simmer for about 20 minutes until lentils are tender (taste). When lentils are done, drain water and let cool.
  2. While lentils are cooking prepare the dressing: In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, Dijon mustard, maple syrup and olive oil.
  3. Place cooled lentils in a large bowl and combine with dressing. Add the scallions and avocado and gently combine with lentil mixture. Season with salt and pepper.
Nutrition Facts
EASY LENTIL & AVOCADO SALAD
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g  
Monounsaturated Fat 14g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 10g  
  Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Protein 9g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 553mg 31%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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