Lentil Salad with Wild Blueberry Dressing

Jam-packed with essential nutrients and vitamins, this hearty salad will fill you up without packing on the pounds.

Lentil Salad with Wild Blueberry Dressing
Lentil Salad with Wild Blueberry Dressing
Lentil Salad with Wild Blueberry Dressing
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4 35minutes 40minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 35minutes
Cook Time
40minutes
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Instructions
    Roasted Carrots
    1. Preheat oven to 350 °F and line a baking tray with parchment paper.
    2. Place carrots on baking tray. Add olive oil, lemon juice and zest to carrots. Season with sugar, salt and pepper. Toss to coat and place carrots in one even layer.
    3. Roast in oven until slightly tender and caramelized. Approximately, 25-30 minutes. Set aside until assembly.
    Wild Blueberry Dressing
    1. Place all ingredients, except wild blueberries in a pot, whisk and bring to a boil until sugar dissolves. Add wild blueberries. Set aside until serving.
    Lentil Salad
    1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add leeks, season with salt and pepper. Sauté until tender, approximately, 10 minutes.
    2. Add lentils and bay leaf to pot. Mix to combine. Deglaze with vegetable stock, bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer until lentils are cooked, approximately 15 minutes.
    3. Add warm wild blueberry dressing to cooked lentils, mix to combine. Toss lentils with apples, pea shoots and toasted hemp seeds. Place on a platter with roasted carrots and serve.
    Recipe Notes

    Nutrition facts per serving:
    Energy: 620 kcal / 2600 kJ
    Protein: 21 g
    Fat: 31 g
    Carbohydrates: 68 g
    Sodium: 400 mg
    Fiber: 17 g