Warm Lentil Salad Speckled w/ Kale and Pomegranate Seed


Warm Lentil Salad Speckled w/ Kale and Pomegranate Seed
Serves 5
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  2. 1 ¼ cup small green lentils (8 oz.), rinsed
  3. ½ onion, diced
  4. 1 carrot, diced
  5. 3 cloves of garlic, diced
  6. 1 sprig of thyme
  7. 1 sprig of parsley
  8. 1 bay leaf
  9. 2 shallots, minced
  10. 4 tablespoons of sherry vinegar
  11. 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  12. 1 pomegranate, seeded 6-8 dinosaur kale leaves, sliced into thin ribbons (as thin
  13. as possible!)
  14. 1 small bunch of chives or a couple of scallions, thinly sliced
  15. Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. 1. Lightly coat the bottom of a medium sauce pan with extra virgin olive oil and
  2. heat over medium high flame.
  3. 2. Add onion, carrot, garlic, and sauté about 3 minutes or until fragrant.
  4. 3. A dd lentils, herbs and a fat pinch of salt and cover with water. Simmer about
  5. 25 minutes or until lentils are done. Discard the herbs and drain any excess
  6. water if there is any.
  7. 4. In a separate bowl, combine shallots, vinegar, and oil and season with salt
  8. and pepper. Whisk all ingredients together and then pour the dressing over the
  9. warm lentils.
  10. 5. Stir in kale ribbons and pomegranate seeds.
  11. 6. Dress the warm lentils and taste for seasoning.
  12. 7. Serve at room temperature and garnish with chives!
Erika Fore http://ahimsawellnesspractice.com/

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