Salads

Lentils with Brown Rice & Veggies

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A light but filling vegetarian meal with lentils, brown rice, cucumbers, tomatoes, and feta. Dressed with lemon & oil.

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2 cups cooked brown rice (I use Trader Joe's organic frozen brown rice & I love it)
1 cup lentils, rinsed & picked over
1 bay leaf
4 cups water
3 small tomatoes (I used brown tomatoes), diced
1 medium english cucumber, diced
juice of 2 lemons
~ 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper, to taste
handful of (reduced fat) feta cheese, to taste
I love using Trader Joe's frozen rice (it's ready in 3 minutes), but if you're using "real" rice, prepare that now. In a medium saucepan, add one cup of lentils with four cups of water and a bay leaf....
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Nutritions

Calories
316

Sodium
189mg
7% DV

Fat
5g
8% DV

Protein
12g
25% DV

Carbs
64g
21% DV

Fiber
11g
46% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV