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+Grilled Vegetable & Lentil Salad

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Grilled Vegetable & Lentil Salad

Course: Salad
Keyword: gluten-free, vegetarian
Calorie: 300-400, Under 350
Protein: 10-20g
Fiber: 11+g
Servings: 4
Calories: 335kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Red Bell Pepper (cored and sliced)
  • 1 cup Red Onion (coarsley chopped)
  • 2 Zucchini (sliced into rounds)
  • 2 cups Portobello Mushroom (sliced)
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup Cashews
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 1 tbsp Tamari
  • 1 cup Parsley
  • 2 tbsps Water
  • 1 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 8 cups Mixed Greens
  • 2 cups Lentils (cooked, drained and rinsed)
  • 1/2 cup Feta Cheese (crumbled)

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Add red peppers, onion, zucchini and mushrooms to a large bowl. Toss with extra virgin olive oil then season with sea salt and black pepper to taste. Transfer to a grilling basket and place on the grill. Toss occasionally for 10 to 15 minutes or until veggies are slightly charred.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the green cashew dressing by combining cashews, lemon juice, tamari, parsley and water in a blender or food processor. Blend very well until smooth. Set aside.
  • Remove veggies from the grill and toss in red wine vinegar.
  • Place mixed greens in a large salad bowl. Spread the lentils and grilled veggies over top. Drizzle with desired amount of green cashew dressing and top with crumbled feta. Toss well before serving. Enjoy!

Notes

  • More Protein

    Add a grilled chicken, shrimp, or steak for a protein boost.
  • No Lentils

    Use chickpeas or black beans instead.
  • Vegan

    Omit the cheese and top with toasted cashews instead.
  • Save Time

    Chop all vegetables in advance and store in the fridge until ready to grill.
  • Leftovers

    Store in the fridge up to 3 days. Repurpose into grilled veggie wraps with hummus.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 529mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 3428IU | Vitamin C: 130mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 7mg

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