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Warm Kale and Lentil Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Ready In: 22 minutes
Serves: 6
Gluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

Kale is a nutritional powerhouse! This salad is loaded with fiber, iron, vitamins, and minerals that will keep you satisfied.

What you'll need

Large pan with lid
Mixing utensil
Small bowl
Whisk or fork
Large salad bowl

Ingredients

Serves 6
1/2 cup Lentils Dried, red, split
8 cups Kale washed and torn into bite-size pieces
1/3 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Dijon-style Mustard
3 teaspoons Honey
1 tablespoon Sherry Vinegar
2 tablespoons Shallots minced
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese coarsely grated
Kosher Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste

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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 258
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15 g19%
Saturated Fat 3 g15%
Sodium 196 mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 22 g8%
Dietary Fiber 8 g29%
Protein 11 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: