Red Lentil Salad

This red lentil salad is combined with beetroot, vegetable stock and a few other tasty ingredients to form a delicious vegetarian main meal that is quick and easy to prepare.


Preparation time: 15 minutes 
---------
Cooking time: 10 minutes
---------
Resting time: 0 minutes
----------
Total time needed: 25 minutes
----------
Grade of Difficulty: standard

---------

Serves 4



This recipe was inspired by SessM. You can find his recipe in German language here



Ingredients
for
Red Lentil Salad

  • 200 gram / 7.05 oz red lentils
  • 250 gram / 8.8 oz pickled beetroot, cut into strips
  • 1 bunch spring onions, chopped into rings
  • 1/2 bunch parsley, roughly chopped
  • 2 handful fresh coriander leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp. medium hot mustard
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. cumin powder
  • 1 tsp. madras curry powder or other hot curry powder of your choice
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. plum vinegar, (optional - use white apple cider vinegar instead)
  •  Salt and pepper to taste



Directions

  • Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil to a pan on the stove and switch hot plate to medium heat
  • Add lentils, garlic, cumin, curry powder and turmeric to the pan and saute for 2 minutes
  • Add vegetable stock and boil lentils for 8 to 10 minutes
  • Remove from stove and let lentils cool down
  • In the meantime add plum vinegar, mustard, salt, pepper and 3 tbsp. olive oil to a large glass bowl and combine them into a salad dressing
  • Add lentils, beetroot, spring onions, coriander leaves and parsley to the bowl and mix all ingredients well with the dressing
  • Serve as is or with fresh rolls / buns or white bread  



Carrot Salad


Colorful chicken salad


Dark Jewel Salad (Beetroot)


Return to the Home Page


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Questions and Suggestions about Cooking and Food

Do you have a question, or a helpful suggestion or a story to share that could benefit other cooking enthusiasts? Please feel free to share it with us!

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

  •  submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

Share your favorite recipes with the world!

Share your recipe - You got a favorite dish? Is there a recipe that your mum or your granny always cooked for you that you remember from your childhood? Share it with the world! The 20 most popular recipes of each month will be published on a dedicated page for everybody to see.

[ ? ]

Upload 1-4 Pictures or Graphics of your Recipe (optional)[ ? ]

 

Click here to upload more images (optional)

Author Information (optional)

To receive credit as the author, enter your information below.

(first or full name)

(e.g., City, State, Country)

Submit Your Contribution

  •  submission guidelines.


(You can preview and edit on the next page)

Search

Recent Articles

  1. pizza africana

    Nov 24, 18 02:00 AM

    This "Pizza Africana" recipe is a beautiful combination of my favorite pizza dough and sauce combined with a bunch of traditional African ingredients like okra, biltong and Southafrican boerewors.

    Read More

  2. Punjabi chicken curry

    Nov 22, 18 10:21 AM

    This Punjabi chicken curry is mostly prepared with the tradional cuisine of the Punjab region in mind. The cuisine is known for rich buttery flavours with many vegetarian and meat dishes and the use o…

    Read More

  3. venison rogan josh

    Nov 12, 18 10:25 AM

    venison rogan josh

    Read More


Top 30 Recipes of 2017


Top 10 Recipes of September 2017


Top 10 Recipes of August 2017


Top 10 Recipes of July 2017


Top 20 Recipes of June 2017


Top 10 Recipes of May 2017


Top 10 Recipes of April 2017 


Indian Recipes


German Recipes



Condiment Recipes


Seafood Recipes

Soup Recipes


South African Recipes


Casserole Recipes