Lentil Mango Salad

Lentil Mango Salad

Image Source/ Recipe Source: www.cookingmatters.org

Course: Salad
  • 1 cup dried brown lentils
  • 1 medium mango or apple
  • 1 medium red bell pepper
  • 1 large lemon
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  1.    In a large pot, add lentils. Cover with water by 2 inches. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer. Cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.

  2.   Rinse, peel, and dice mango. Rinse and dice bell pepper.

  3.    If using, rinse and chop cilantro. Chop walnuts or toasted coconut.

  4.   In a large bowl, use a fork to whisk together lemon juice, oil, cumin, salt, and pepper. Add cooked lentils, mango, and bell pepper. Mix well. If using, stir in herbs and nuts and coconut.