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Watermelon & Lentil Salad

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    Dressing:

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) fresh lime juice

    3 Tbsp (45 mL) rice vinegar

    2 tsp (10 mL) honey

    2 Tbsp (30 mL) canola oil

    to taste, salt and pepper

    SALAD:

    1 cucumber, quartered and sliced on bias

    4 cups (1 L) cubed ripe watermelon

    1 cup (250 mL) cooked green lentils

    1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped fresh mint (reserve some for garnish)

    1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped roasted peanuts


Directions

  1. Whisk dressing ingredients in a small bowl, season with salt and pepper, and set aside.
  2. Combine salad ingredients and toss with prepared dressing. Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with toasted peanuts and chopped mint.

Quick tip: Toasted pumpkin or sunflower seeds are great options to make this recipe nut-free.


Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1 cup (250 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 160
  • Total Fat 8 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates 21 g
  • Dietary Fibre 4 g
  • Sugar 12 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Sodium 200 mg
  • Potassium 175 mg
  • Folate 71 mcg