Waldorf Lentil Salad Recipe
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Waldorf Lentil Salad Recipe

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Here's a delicious way to get fiber-rich lentils into your diet. "This salad includes something I discovered years ago: a touch of ground cloves," notes Lillian Julow of Gainesville, Florida. "It does amazing things for lentils!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup dried lentils, rinsed
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Dash ground cloves
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 2 Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 409 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 403 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 18 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, bring lentils and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until lentils are tender. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, salt, allspice, cloves and pepper until blended. Stir in apple and celery.
  2. Drain and rinse lentils in cold water. Gently stir into apple mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve on lettuce leaves; sprinkle with walnuts. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Waldorf Lentil Salad in Cooking for 2 Spring 2009, p35

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 409 calories, 19 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 403 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 18 g fiber, 17 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010

This is one of my standards. I make it fairly often. Tasty and healthy and easy.

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