Lentil Corn Salad

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Adapted from Cookspiration.

Yield: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

2 tbsp/30mL Lime juice
1 tbsp/15mL Canola oil
1/4 tsp/1mL each Salt & pepper
2 x 341 mL Cans of corn, no salt added
1 x 540 mL Can of green lentils, drained and rinsed
1 Red bell pepper, chopped
2 Green onions, sliced

 

Directions

  1. Drain corn and combine with lentils, pepper and onion in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk lime juice, canola oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Pour dressing over lentil mixture and stir until well coated.
  4. Serve immediately or refrigerate to enjoy later

This salad includes protein through the use of lentils, while also focusing on traditional salad ingredients. Try this as a side dish accompanying fish or chicken for supper. Refrigerate leftovers and enjoy it as a meal in itself for lunch the next day.

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