Lentils are filling because they are packed with protein and fiber.
This simple preparation is inspired by a recipe in the Ultimate Reset clean eating plan, but you can enjoy this Lentil Lime Salad any time. Serve it as is, mound it atop leafy greens, or pair it with lean protein.
Lentil Lime Salad
- 1 cup cooked green lentils (see Lentils recipe pg. XX)
- 1 medium carrot , shredded
- ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
- 1½ tsp . sesame oil
- 2 Tbsp . fresh lime juice
- Braggs Liquid Aminos
- Himalayan salt (to taste; optional)
- ¼ tsp . ground cumin (to taste; optional)
- Herbal seasoning blend (to taste; optional)
Combine lentils, carrot, cilantro, oil, lime juice, Braggs Liquid Aminos, salt (if desired), cumin (if desired), and seasoning blend (if desired) to lentils; toss gently to blend.
Let salad marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Total Fat: 8 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 335 mg
Carbohydrates: 49 g
Fiber: 18 g
Sugar: 7 g
Protein: 19 g
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