Sweet Cranberry and Apple Lentils

Here's an easy and healthy lentil salad recipe. Serve this Sweet Cranberry & Apple Lentils hot or cold. The vegetarian delight is perfect for summer!

 

Helpful kitchen tools:

Apple corer

Chef's knife

Nut chopper

Large glass bowl

 

Ingredients:

  • 14 oz steamed lentils (such as Melissa's Steamed Lentils)
  • 2 apples, diced
  • 2 peaches or other in-season fruits (such as pears), diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fruit-infused balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp dried rosemary
  • Black pepper

 Directions:

  • In a medium bowl or dish, combine lentils, apples, peaches (or alternate fruit) with cranberries and pecans. Mix together oil and balsamic vinegar in a small bowl. Toss with lentil mixture, and add rosemary and black pepper to taste. Makes 6 servings.

 

Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 220 Fat: 14 g Sat fat: 1.5 g Pro: 2 g Carbs: 24 g Sugar: 18 g Fiber: 4 g Chol: 0 g Sod: 0 g

 

Here's an easy and healthy lentil salad recipe. Serve this Sweet Cranberry & Apple Lentils hot or cold. The vegetarian delight is perfect for summer!

 

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Amy Gorin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, media personality, and writer in the NYC area.