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Plymouth, MI 48170

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Warm Carrot Lentil Salad

Warm Carrot Lentil Salad is a nutritious and delicious dish that combines the goodness of carrots and lentils in a comforting and satisfying way. This salad offers numerous health benefits, including being high in fiber, rich in plant-based protein, and packed with essential nutrients like vitamins A and K, potassium, iron, and magnesium. It's a low-calorie option that supports weight management and heart health, thanks to its ability to lower cholesterol and stabilize blood sugar levels.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course dinner, lunch, Side Dish
Servings 4
Calories 391 kcal



  • 8 carrots peeled and sliced on an angle
  • 1 onion sweet, chopped
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 6 scallions green tops only, chopped
  • 2 cups lentils canned, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cucumber chopped
  • 1/4 cups pepitas raw (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 cup parsley chopped
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Simple Dressing

  • 3 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cups olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


Prep for Vegetables

  • Preheat oven to 375° F and line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Peel and slice carrots and chop onion and scallions.

Make for Vegetables

  • Toss carrots and onion with olive oil, season with salt and pepper.Roast in the oven until just softened - about 15-20 minutes [pushingaround the pan a few times during cooking].
  • While vegetables are roasting, add the rest of the ingredients to amedium bowl.
  • Add warm carrots and onions right from the oven to the bowl and tosswith the dressing below.


  • Add ingredients to a mason jar with a lid and shake vigorously tocombine.


Feel free to add brown rice or quinoa!
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