Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Lentil Salad with Cilantro and Sweet Corn

It's Shavuot, and various members of your family has been out all night, who knows where, studying Torah. You don't feel like cooking, you just feel like pulling salads out of the fridge and bringing them straight to the table. Bring this high-protein, high-flavor salad and enjoy how the flavors get even better the longer it sits in the fridge!

One bag red lentils, cooked according to package directions with an onion and bay leaf, and drained (or, 2 15-Ounce cans Eden Organic Lentils with Sweet Onion and Bay Leaf [O-K certified]), drained
3 cans yellow or white corn niblets, or 10 ears of fresh boiled sweet corn
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
2 cup chopped red bell pepper, small dice
1 cup red onion, small dice
1 cup crumbled farmer's or feta cheese
3/4 tsp cumin
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp celery salt
1 lime, juice only
salt to taste

Combine, refrigerate and enjoy.

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