Green Lentil Salad
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INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 8 servings
  • 1 pound imported French green or brown lentils
  • 1 medium onion, halved and stuck with 2 cloves
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
DIRECTIONS
  1. Rinse lentils and discard any pebbles. Place lentils, onion, garlic and bay leaf in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water by 1 inch. Cover and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, 25-35 minutes. Add liquid as needed.
  3. Discard onion, garlic and bay leaf and drain any excess liquid. Whisk vinegar, oil and salt together in a small bowl. Pour over warm lentils and toss.
  4. Before serving, season with pepper and additional salt, if necessary. Serve warm.