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Lentils with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Onion and Fresh Herbs

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword balsamic vinegar, dinner recipe, easy dinner, fall food, fall recipes, fleur de sel, fresh herbs, gluten free recipe, healthy, Le Puy lentils, lentil salad, Maldon salt, red onion, salad, summer, sun dried tomaotes, sunday dinner recipes, veagan recipe, vegetarian dinner, vegetarian salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Cooling: 10 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 458 kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 sun-dried tomatoes 10 pieces of sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • salt a generous pinch of salt
  • 1 red onion 1 small red onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Maldon salt 1 teaspoon Maldon sea salt
  • 1⅓ cup Puy lentils 1⅓ cup de Puy lentils
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic 1 garlic crushed
  • 2 tablespoons parsley 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chives 2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dill 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl combine the sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt. Mix well until the tomatoes are covered with balsamic and olive oil. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl place, the very thinly sliced red onion, pour over the red wine vinegar, and sprinkle with the Maldon salt. Stir and set aside.

  3. Place the lentils in a pan of boiling water and cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender. Drain in a sieve and make sure all the water is removed. Add to the onions while still warm. Add the 4-tablespoon olive oil, garlic, and black pepper. Stir to mix and let it cool down.

  4. Once cool add all the fresh herbs, sun-dried tomatoes with the balsamic and gently mix.

Nutrition Facts
Lentils with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Onion and Fresh Herbs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 21mg1%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 21g88%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 294IU6%
Vitamin C 11mg13%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 6mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.