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French Lentil Salad

Recipe photo courtesy of Bryan Gardner

Lentils are simmered with aromatics until tender and flavorful, then tossed with toasted almonds, shredded red cabbage, fresh herbs, and a lively lemon dressing in this make-ahead salad.

Source: Whole Living, January/February 2013
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  • snoozn11
    15 JUL, 2013
    Is it just me or does this make WAY more than 2 servings of lentils? I think next time I make this I'll cook the onion, carrot & celery as described in a pan, and cook the lentils in the cleanse broth on their own. Combine all ingredients at the end. That way the veggies aren't so over done.
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  • LauraMax
    7 APR, 2013
    For the herb I added cilantro. Yum!
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  • DishWithDina
    24 MAR, 2013
    This looked like a bowlful of jewels and tasted spectacular! I saved the drained liquid to use as a broth base in other recipes. I loved one of the other reviewers' suggestions of adding a splash of red wine and will try that one day. Also, the recipe claims this yields 2 servings, but it was more like 4 for me: I couldn't eat it all!
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  • grammyjojo
    24 MAR, 2013
    Excellent...love the crunch of the red cabbage with the lentils!
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  • grammyjojo
    24 MAR, 2013
    Excellent...love the crunch of the red cabbage with the lentils!
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  • LWhite83
    20 MAR, 2013
    This was a great recipe! Started the week of well and leftovers were tasty, too. I added mint an dreally thought it helped add something special.
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  • Warren LaFrance
    17 MAR, 2013
    Where is the caloric count?
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  • badhairdayz
    12 MAR, 2013
    This was great! I let the lentils cook and then started on dinner. We ate it the next day for lunch. Filling and tasty. I'll definitely make again.
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  • Nadine_F
    27 FEB, 2013
    I'm delighted by this recipe. I served it to my husband, who is not doing a detox, and he also loved it. This will be part of our regular rotation, I'm sure!
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  • Mocha
    19 FEB, 2013
    I absolutely loved this salad...or perhaps I was very hungry. The toasted almonds really give this salad a kick; not to mention the salad dressing. I wouldn't change anything. It's deliciously crunchy!
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