This is a quick and easy recipe if you want to add some nice plant protein! The salad will fill you up nicely without too much fat and in addition to the protein it’s full of fibre, Vitamin B, Iron and Manganese.
Feel free to add other veggies like tomatoes, cucumber, celery or roasted butternut squash- be adventurous 🙂
400g canned green or brown Lentils, rinsed and drained
1 red onion
A bunch of parsley
4 tbsp olive oil
3 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice
2 tbsp dijon mustard
2 tsp maple syrup
2 peppers, green and red
salt and pepper to taste
Dice up the onion and cut the peppers into small pieces. Add both to a salad bowl together with the lentils
Rip up the parsley and add it to the bowl as well
Now in with the vinegar, olive oil, mustard, honey salt and pepper and stir it all nicely.