Turkish Lentil Salad (Adas Salatasi)

4
Servings
30m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


"This salad is a breath of fresh air on a summer day, or any day for that matter. Garnish as you desire with chopped tomatoes, olives, cucumbers or feta cheese. Serve on lettuce ."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (554.7 g)
  • Calories 671
  • Total Fat - 31.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 7.9 mg
  • Sodium - 421.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 71 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 32.7 g
  • Sugars - 6.8 g
  • Protein - 30.9 g
  • Calcium - 245.6 mg
  • Iron - 9.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 55.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.9 mg

Step 1

Cook lentils over medium heat simmer covered 20-30 minutes, Do not overcook, drain and rinse with cold water, cool in refrigerator.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat, add onion cook until translucent, add garlic & cumin and cook another minute.

Step 3

Place lentils in a large bowl, add onions, cumin & stir in lemon juice, parsley, salt and pepper.

Step 4

Cool 30 minutes while spices meld.

Step 5

Garnish as you wish; i.e. tomatoes, cucumber, etc.

Step 6

Serve on a bed of lettuce sprinkle with feta cheese.

Tips & Variations


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