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Puy lentil Salad with grilled tomatoes and courgettes

3
0
0
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Puy lentils are a good source of protein which is good to eat after exercising.

Ingredients

Green or Brown Lentils, dry

175 g, use Puy lentils

Vegetable stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), vegetable

Courgette

2 medium, sliced

Onion(s)

1 medium, red, sliced into wedges

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Vinegar, All Types

2 tablespoons, balsamic

Cherry Tomatoes

20 individual, (preferably on the vine)

Spring Onions

60 g, or 1 bunch, finely chopped

Salt

1 pinch

Black pepper

teaspoons, freshly ground

Basil, fresh

12 leaf/leaves

Instructions

  1. Put the puy lentils into a saucepan and cover with boiling water. Add the stock cube and stir to dissolve. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat the grill. Arrange the courgette slices and onion wedges on a baking sheet. Spray with low fat cooking spray. Grill for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until tender. Tip the vegetables into a salad bowl and sprinkle with the balsamic vinegar. Cool.
  3. Grill the tomatoes for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Rinse the cooked puy lentils under cold running water to cool. Drain well. Add to the salad bowl with the spring onions. Season with salt and black pepper. Serve, topped with the cherry tomatoes and basil leaves.Chef’s Tip: Cook the vegetables in a char-grill pan instead of grilling them, if you have one.

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