Turkish Green Lentil Salad Mercimek Salatası

4
Servings
8m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
38m
Ready In

Recipe: #39605

September 30, 2022



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Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (152.3 g)
  • Calories 219.9
  • Total Fat - 7.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 455.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 29.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 12.4 g
  • Sugars - 3.1 g
  • Protein - 10.1 g
  • Calcium - 89.3 mg
  • Iron - 3.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 17.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Wash the lentils with cold water.

Step 2

Put them in a pot with 4 cups of cold water.

Step 3

Bring to the boil and cook for 10 min.

Step 4

Add the orzo pasta to the pot and continue cooking for 10 minutes.

Step 5

Taste, the lentils shouldn’t be completely soft.

Step 6

Drain everything in a mesh strainer,

Step 7

Then wash with cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 8

Put the lentils and orzo in a bowl.

Step 9

Finely dice the tomato, spring onion, pickles, parsley and dill.

Step 10

Add to the green lentil salad bowl and stir to combine.

Step 11

Add the olive oil lemon juice and vinegar, season to taste.

Step 12

Mix, taste and adjust accordingly.

Step 13

Adding more oil or vinegar as needed

Step 14

Cover and keep in the fridge overnight

Tips & Variations


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