Lentil Asparagus Salad

 
Lentil Asparagus Salad

Serves: 2

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup lentils

  • ½ tsp cumin

  • ½ tsp red wine vinegar

  • 4 cups spinach

  • ¼ tsp salt

  • ¼ tsp black pepper

  • 10 spears asparagus, cut into 1 inch pieces

  • 1 tbsp oil on your GenoPalate shopping list

  • ¼ cup feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

  2. Toss asparagus in oil.

  3. Roast in oven on a baking sheet for 15 minutes, tossing once halfway through.

  4. While the asparagus roasts, cook lentils by adding them to a medium saucepan and covering with water about 3 inches above the lentils. Bring water to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Once cooked, stir salt, pepper, cumin and red wine vinegar into lentils.

  6. To finish, in a medium bowl, combine spinach, asparagus, lentils, and feta cheese. Dress with your favorite homemade salad dressing.

 
GenoPalate Team