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Protein Lentil and Corn Salad

by Ruby ruby@freshzenfoods.com March 24, 2020

Protein Lentil and Corn Salad

YIELD: 2 servings

PREP TIME: 30 mins
COOK TIME: 5 mins
TOTAL TIME: 35 mins

INGREDIENTS: SALAD

  • 2.5 cups (500 g) cooked lentils
  • 3 cups (560 g) cooked sweet corn
  • 1 cup (150 g) cooked shelled edamame
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cups (100g) fresh baby spinach 

INGREDIENTS: DRESSING

  • 1/4 cup (60mL) tahini
  • 1/4 cup (60mL) water
  • 2 Tbsp (30mL) soy sauce [substitute with Tamari for gluten-free option]
  • 2 tsp (10mL) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5g) miso paste
  • 1 tsp (5g) onion powder
  • 1 tsp (5g) sambal or sriracha (optional)
  • 1 tbsp FreshZen garlic pesto sauce

INGREDIENTS: GARNISH

  • 1/4 cup (30g) pumpkin seeds
  • 2 Tbsp fresh green onion (scallion), thinly sliced 

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mix dressing ingredients in a bowl or blend in a small food processor until creamy
  2. Add all salad ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine. Mix in the salad dressing when ready to serve and toss to combine. Garnish with microgreens on top. Enjoy!



Ruby ruby@freshzenfoods.com
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