Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad

I saw this roasted garlic and tomato lentil salad recipe on Cooking Quinoa and had to share! It is a yummy way to get some extra protein in with some good healthy carbs.

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad – Ingredients

  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive or avocado oil, divided
  • 1½ cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 2¾ cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup green lentils
  • ½ cup diced celery
  • ½ cup diced red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad – Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cut top of garlic head and place in foil. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon of oil and close foil around garlic.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange tomatoes and onion in a single layer and drizzle with avocado oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place garlic and tomato mixture in a preheated oven and cook for 25 to 30 minutes, until lightly shriveled.
  • Carefully open garlic and allow to cool. Gently press cloves from garlic head and place in a small bowl, breaking garlic into smaller pieces with the back of a fork.
  • Meanwhile, bring broth to a boil. Add lentils and reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 25 to 30 minutes, or until tender. Drain and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add garlic, tomatoes, red onion, celery, red pepper to the bowl
  • Make dressing by combining olive oil, lemon juice, and crushed pepper in a small bowl. Whisk in salt and paper to taste. Toss with lentil mixture and serve.

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Lentil Salad – Nutrition

Servings 4, Serving Size 175 grams, Calories 289, Fat 11g, Carbohydrates 37g, Protein 13g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 613mg, Potassium 473mg, Fiber 7g, Sugars 5g

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