• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 25 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This Zesty Lentil Spinach Salad is made with garlicky sauteed veggies, hearty lentils, fresh spinach, and some tangy lemon juice. It's delicious when served warm, and also makes great leftovers after being chilled.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup uncooked black (beluga) or green (French) lentils
    • 2.5 cups vegetable or chicken stock (see below for tips on extra-delicious lentils)
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 8 ounces baby bella or white button mushrooms, sliced
    • 2-3 cups chopped broccoli florets (about 1 small head of broccoli)
    • half a medium red onion, peeled and thinly-sliced
    • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
    • kosher salt and freshly-cracked black pepper
    • 4 cups loosely-packed baby spinach, roughly-chopped
    • juice and zest of one lemon, added to taste (about 3-4 tablespoons juice)
    • 1/2 cup feta cheese (or goat cheese) crumbles

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 292 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 23.56%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 17 mg 5.56%
    • Sodium: 490 mg 20.4%
    • Calcium: 185 mg 18.49%
    • Potassium: 438 mg 12.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 24.32%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 22 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.27%
    • Sugar: 6 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 80.47%
    • Vitamin C 107.95%
    • Vitamin D 1.74%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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