Lentil Salad Ingredients
- Lentils 1 cup
- Pickled or salted cucumbers 150 grams
- Fresh tomatoes 2-3 pieces
- Garlic 2-3 cloves
- Red onion 1 piece
- Vegetable oil 2-3 tablespoons
- Fresh greens to taste
- Main Ingredients: Onion, Cucumber, Tomato, Lentil
- Serving 2 servings
- World Cuisine
Saucepan, sieve, colander, kitchen knife, cutting board, deep plate, bowl.
Cooking Lentil Salad:
Step 1: Cook the lentils.
First, pour the lentils into a sieve and sort through to remove vegetable debris and debris that could get into the groats when packing. Then rinse the main ingredient of the salad with cold running water.
Pour the cereal into the pan, pour it 2 glasses water and put on fire. After boiling, cook lentils 20-40 minutes under the closed lid. Add salt at the end of cooking. Leave the boiled, slightly salted groats to cool to room temperature.
Step 2: prepare onions and garlic.
Peel the garlic and onions. First crumble into thin pieces - cubes. Cut the red onion into large rings or half rings. Fold everything in a bowl, slightly salt, mix, add vegetable oil, and then insist for 10-15 minutes.
Step 3: prepare the cucumbers.
Cut pickles as you like. It can be cubes, and semicircles, and thin strips, straws.
Step 4: prepare the tomatoes.
Rinse fresh tomatoes, cut a seal from each vegetable, and then cut the remaining pulp into small cubes.
Step 5: mix all the ingredients together.
Mix cooled lentils with prepared vegetables and onions with garlic soaked in oil. Add washed and chopped fresh herbs to taste, and then mix everything carefully together. That's all! Lentil salad is ready! Serve him quickly to the table!
Step 6: serve the lentil salad.
Lentil salad with red onions, fresh tomatoes and pickles will always find a fan, and will be by the way on any table, whether it's just a family dinner or a gala reception. Do not be afraid that its composition is simple and devoid of sophistication; you will certainly enjoy this salad.
Enjoy your meal!
- For salad dressing it is better to choose odorless sunflower oil or olive.
- If you have pickled onions, then you can use it. The taste will turn out a little different and the salad will become piquant.
- Instead of boiled lentils, you can use canned, this will save you time on cooking cereals.