Warm Kale and Lentil Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Warm Kale and Lentil Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Budget-friendly recipe
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Kale is a nutrtional powerhouse! This salad is loaded with fiber, iron, vitamins and minerals that will keep you satisfied.

Ingredients

8
cups
washed and torn into bite-size pieces
1
tablespoon
3
teaspoons
1
tablespoon
2
tablespoons
minced
½
cup
coarsely grated

What You'll Need

  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoon
  • Saucepan with lid
  • Mixing utensil
  • Small bowl
  • Whisk
  • Large salad bowl

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, bring two cups of salted water to boil
  2. Wash the lentils well and pour them into the boiling water. Cover pan, bring lentils to a boil, then lower heat to keep the lentils on a high simmer. Cook lentils until just tender—10-12 minutes.
  3. In the meantime, wash and tear up the kale. Place in a salad bowl.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, mustard, vinegar, honey, minced shallots and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. When lentils are cooked, drain them and dump them over the kale. Pour the vinaigrette over the kale, sprinkle the Parmesan cheese over the greens and toss, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

Chef Tips

  • Cut this recipe in half to save money.

Nutrition Info and more

Serving size:
1
cup
Total calories:
258
Total fat:
15.3 g
Saturated fat:
3.2 g
Carbohydrates:
22.2 g
Protein:
10.6 g
Fiber:
8.3 g
Sodium:
196 mg
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