Zesty Vegetable Lentil Salad

This Zesty Vegetable Lentil Salad is a quick and easy recipe loaded with fresh vegetables and real food nutrition. It makes a perfect potluck dish-to-pass or a protein-rich side at your next BBQ. This recipe was inspired by the Lentil-Lime Salad on the Beachbody 21-Day Ultimate Reset. Go on, give it a try.


Zesty Vegetable Lentil Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time:Zesty Vegetable Lentil Salad 30 minutes + 2 hours in fridge

Yield: about 6 servings


1 cup green lentils, dried

3 carrots, medium

1 red bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

3 scallions, diced


1/4 cup lime juice

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

1 tablespoon Bragg’s Aminos

1 teaspoon cumin

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 teaspoon sea salt


1. Rinse lentils then put in saucepan with 2 cups water, bring to a boil. Cook for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Remove from heat and let cool.

2. While the lentils are cooking, chop the vegetables and put in a large bowl. Next, combine all of the dressing ingredients and stir well.

3. When the lentils have cooled combine all ingredients, add dressing, and toss until well mixed.

4. Cover bowl and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours before serving. Serve cold.

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Erin Harner

Erin Harner is an Integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), author, and speaker based in Ithaca, NY. Erin melds functional medicine and culinary nutrition to help her clients uncover their unique diet and confidently cook healthy nourishing meals that meet the needs of their whole family. Learn about Erin's services and connect on Instagram.

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