Swiss Chard Lentil Salad with Vidalia Onions
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Recipe type: Main
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Serves: 4
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegetarian, Vegan
Ingredients
  • 1 quart purified water
  • ½ cup lentils
  • 1 cup carrot chips
  • 1 Vidalia onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch Swiss Chard, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries
  • ¼ tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups arugula
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan, combine the water, lentils, carrot, Vidalia onion, garlic, sea salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, partially covered, until the lentils are soft, approximately 20 minutes. Drain and discard bay leaf.
  2. In the same saucepan, add olive oil over medium heat. Add cooked lentil mixture and Swiss Chard. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat; transfer to a serving bowl. Toss with lemon juice, almonds, cranberries and lemon zest.
  3. Serve at room temperature with arugula.
Notes
Serving Size: 1 Cup Calories: 163.9 cal • Fat: 8.2 g • Protein: 7.6 g • Carb: 18.9 g • Fiber: 7.7 g • Sugar: 3.1 g • Sodium: 396.7 mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2013/07/01/swiss-chard-lentil-salad-with-vidalia-onions/