Salad with Lentils, Broccoli and Green Peas

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Time

60 min

Serving

4 persons

Calories

173

Rating

5.00 rating-star (1)

Maybe you stick to vegetarian food, and want to eat tasty, healthy and varied dishes? Our today's offer — lentil salad with broccoli and green peas — is a wonderful healthy salad recipe for lunch.

Ingredients

  • lentil : 80 g
  • water : 200 ml
  • green peas : 50 g
  • broccoli : 100 g
  • cedar nuts : 20 g
  • avocado : 1 piece
  • lemon juice : 1 Tbsp
  • olive oil : 40 ml
  • salt : 0.5 tsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Rinse lentils. In a saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add the lentils. Reduce heat to low and cook, without covering, for 35-40 minutes. Cooking time of lentils depends on its type. Need to focus on the time indicated on the packaging of the product. Ready lentils fold on a sieve and let drain excess liquid.

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  2. If green peas are frozen, then it should be immersed in boiling water for 5-7 minutes without defrosting. Throw in a colander and rinse with cold water so that the peas retain it's green color. If fresh - do the same, but cook in boiling water for no more than 3 minutes.

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  3. Disassemble broccoli into small inflorescences, dip into boiling water and cook for 3-5 minutes so that broccoli remains slightly crispy. Throw in a sieve and pour over with cold water. Frozen broccoli, without defrosting, dip into boiling water and cook for 5-7 minutes. Also fold on a sieve and rinse with cold water.

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  4. Combine lentils, broccoli and green peas in a salad bowl.

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  5. For dressing: cut avocado in half, free from skin and bone. Cut the pulp into pieces, put in a small bowl, pour in olive oil and lemon juice. Using an immersion blender, turn the avocado into a smoothie. Salt to taste.
    If the avocado is very ripe, then it is enough just to knead it with a fork and mix it with oil and lemon juice.
    Put the dressing in a salad bowl and mix everything thoroughly.
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  6. Salad with lentils and broccoli is ready. Sprinkle with pine nuts before serving.

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