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Creamy Lentil & Garden Cucumber Salad

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Total time: 35 Minutes

Servings: 8

brings some of the best flavours of summer together: honey, mustard, garlic, and lemon make for an irresistible combination.

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    ½ cup (125 mL) plain Greek yogurt (thick)

    ½ cup (125 mL) mayonnaise

    2-3 whole spring onions, sliced thinly

    1 Tbsp (15 mL) honey

    1 tsp (5 mL) whole grain mustard

    1 clove garlic, minced

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) lemon juice

    1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt

    1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper

    2 whole large English cucumbers, thinly sliced

    ½ small red onion, thinly sliced

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked green lentils

    2 tsp (5 mL) sweet or hot paprika


Directions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, onions, honey, mustard, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. In a separate bowl combine cucumber, red onion, and lentils.
  3. Add half of dressing to lentil and vegetable mixture. Continue to add more dressing if desired (Tip: the amount of dressing needed will depend on the size of the cucumber and personal taste).
  4. Wrap salad and set in the fridge to allow flavours to blend for 25 minutes.
  5. Mix salad again, do a taste test to see if more salt and pepper is needed, and then garnish with paprika and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup (150 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 160
  • Total Fat 12 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Carbohydrates 11 g
  • Dietary Fibre 3 g
  • Sugar 5 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Sodium 180 mg
  • Potassium 238 mg
  • Folate 62 mcg