lentil salad with roasted golden beetroot
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Course: Main Course, Salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 676 kcal
Author: sanne

nutritious salad with cooked lentils, roasted beetroot and carrot, almonds, parsley and a mint-safron dressing

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Ingredients

  • 350 gr golden beetroot (yellow)
  • 125 gr carrot
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 240 gr dupuis lentils precooked
  • 40 gr almonds
  • 4 sprigs flat leaf parsley
  • 2 pinches pepper
  • 2 pinches salt

dressing

  • 5 tbsp greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 pinch saffron threads
  • 1/2 tsp dried mint
  • 1/8 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1/8 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  1. preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celcius (fan-mode)

  2. wash the beetroot and cut in 8 (4 if you have small ones), wash the carrots and cut in 4 lengthwise (or 2 in you have thin ones). Mix with 1 tbsp of olive oil, a pinch of pepper and a pinch of salt. Prepare a backing tray with parchment baking paper, spread out the vegetables and put in the oven for 35 to 45 minutes, or until soft and crispy. You might want to turn them around half way

  3. if you use dried lentils, then boil 120 grams for 15 to 20 minutes. Make sure they still have a good bite

  4. roughly chop the almonds and roast them in a non-stick skillet until golden brown

  5. roughly chop the parsley

  6. take the vegetables from the oven and let them cool down a little bit

  7. mix the lentils with the vegetables, almonds and parsley. Season with pepper and salt to your own taste. Add the dressing on top

dressing

  1. roast the caraway, cumin and coriander seeds until they start to smell. Then grind them using a pestle & mortar

  2. soak the saffron in 1 tablespoon of boiling water

  3. mix the yoghurt with the lemon juice and dried mint. Add the spices and saffron ones ready. Season to your own taste with pepper and salt

Nutrition Facts
lentil salad with roasted golden beetroot
Amount Per Serving (1 portion)
Calories 676 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 611mg 25%
Potassium 909mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 89g 30%
Dietary Fiber 33g 132%
Sugars 17g
Protein 40g 80%
Vitamin A 213.3%
Vitamin C 25.4%
Calcium 21.7%
Iron 65.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.