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Citrus Lentil Salad with Shredded Brussel Sprouts. Easy, hearty and so delicious!! A must make recipe and easy tips on cooking lentils!

Citrus Lentil Salad with Shredded Brussels Sprouts

This Citrus Lentil Salad with Shredded Brussels Sprouts is a combo of hearty, creamy, crunchy, zesty, bright, spicy, sweet, tangy, and pure deliciousness! I’ve shared a video to show you how fresh and easy this lentil salad is, along with some tips on cooking the perfect lentils every single time :)

Course Appetizer, Main Course, side
Cuisine American
Keyword easy lentil salad, salad with brussels sprouts, salad with citrus dressing
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 450 kcal
Author Mahy

Ingredients

Lentils:

  • 1 1/2 cups black lentils uncooked
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 1 teaspoons salt

Salad:

  • 3 cups shredded Brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup orange/clementine segments
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 1 cup strawberries sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded apples
  • 1 -2 avocados sliced
  • 2 chilies sliced optional

Orange Dressing:

  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh herbs I used basil and oregano
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • pinch salt
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. Cook the lentils. Add the lentils and water to a 4-quart cooking pan and bring to a boil. Then lower the heat to low and allow the lentils to cook for about 1 hours until tender. At that point add the salt and strain the lentils. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the dressing: Add all ingredients in a Mason jar or sealable container. Seal and shake well until the dressing has blended.
  3. Season the lentils with 2 tablespoons of the dressing and toss well.
  4. In a large bowl, add the Brussels sprouts and lentils together with an extra 3 tablespoons of dressing and toss well.
  5. Add the remaining salad ingredients, more dressing and toss.
  6. Serve the salad and enjoy :)

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Citrus Lentil Salad with Shredded Brussels Sprouts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 604mg26%
Potassium 501mg14%
Carbohydrates 62g21%
Fiber 20g83%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 725IU15%
Vitamin C 119.2mg144%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.