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Waldorf Lentil Salad

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 Lily Julow of Lawrenceville, Georgia. "It does amazing things for lentils!"
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 409 calories, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 403mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 18g fiber), 17g protein.

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  • gpugsley
    Oct 26, 2010

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

  • mbdumee
    Mar 6, 2009

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