Lentil spinach salad

A richly filled salad of baby spinach, green asparagus, avocado, lentils and cherry tomatoes. Everyone loves this lentil spinach salad!

The lentil and spinach salad forms a nutritious and flavorful combination that is not only a delight to the taste buds but also contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Lentils, rich in proteins, fiber, and essential nutrients, not only add a hearty texture to the salad but also provide sustained energy and support a feeling of satiety.

Spinach, a leafy green superfood, enriches the salad with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This leafy green contributes to a robust immune system, healthy bones, and clear skin.

The salad can be further enhanced with additions such as cherry tomatoes, cucumber, feta, or nuts, diversifying not only the taste but also boosting nutritional value. A light dressing based on olive oil and lemon juice can complement the flavors without compromising the health benefits.

The lentil and spinach salad is not only a satisfying meal on its own but can also serve as a nutritious side dish to various main courses. With a mix of proteins, fibers, and micronutrients, this salad embodies a flavorful and balanced approach to healthy eating.

What you need (for 2 persons)

  • 1 can or glass jar with lentils
  • 2 good hands baby spinach
  • 1 avocado
  • box of cherry tomatoes
  • tray of green small asparagus
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds
  • good hand fresh basilsalt and pepper

Lentil spinach salad served in a bowl with tomatoes and vegetables in the background.

How to make it

Rinse the lentils well under cold water. Wash all other vegetables thoroughly. Put a pan of water on the fire, add the asparagus (just cut the ends off) as soon as it is boiling and boil for 3 minutes. Add the lentils with the spinach together in a bowl, halve the cherry tomatoes and cut the avocado into strips / pieces and add both. Remove the asparagus from the fire and rinse with cold water then add to the salad (without all the water residue). Mix everything together and season with the oil, basil, sesame seeds and some salt and pepper. Enjoy!

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