Easy vegetarian dinner recipes

Lentil Salad

Serves 8

COST: $0.71

Per 3⁄4 cup

Calories: 241

Fat: 5g

Carbohydrates: 36g

Protein: 14g

Fiber: 7g

Sugar: 2g

Sodium: 8mg

1 pound dried lentils

2 medium onions, finely chopped

3 scallions, chopped

1 green pepper, finely chopped

1 tablespoon toasted cumin powder

Pinch of cayenne pepper

Juice of 1 lemon (about 1⁄4 cup)

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Wash lentils and pick through to take out any stones. Boil in 2 quarts water until tender but not broken up, about 35 minutes
Spread on a pan to cool.
Combine with onions, scallions, and green pepper. Dress with remaining ingredients, and serve on a bed of dressed baby greens.