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Lentil salad with avocado and arugula

Lentil salad with avocado and arugula leaves

This is a recipe that packs a lot of great nutrients and doesn’t take a long time to prepare. You could eat this with some toast and tuna or just as it is! It’s very filling!

Here’s what you need to serve 2.

 

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado

can of brown lentils (around 300 grams)

2 hands full of arugula lettuce (also known as rucola)

12 cherry tomatoes

1/2 diced red onion

olive oil (1 tbsp)

balsamic vinegar

 

Directions: 

Cut the avocado in halve and cut into small cubes. Dice up the onion and cut the tomatoes in quarters. Drain the lentils and put in a mixing bowl adding the avocado, quartered tomatoes and diced onions. Mix this together carefully with a large spoon and mix in the arugula and your ready to go!

 

Around 330 calories per serving

 

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