Avocado Lentil Salad is a tasteful accompaniment that brings in the best flavours of lentils as well as fresh greens. It can be eaten as it is as well!

Avocado Lentil Salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Continental
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 498 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Avocado Lentil Salad is a tasteful accompaniment that brings in the best flavours of lentils as well as fresh greens. It can be eaten as it is as well!

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Masoor Dal / Red Gram
  • 1 Ripe Avocado Peeled and Cubed
  • 1 cup Salad greens I used lettuce
  • 1 Orange Cut into wedges

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Orange juice
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Orange zest
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions

  1. Wash the lentil and add it in a pressure cooker along with some salt and 1 cup of water.
  2. Pressure cook until the lentil is done.
  3. Drain the lentil and let it cool.
  4. Add cooked lentil in a bowl along with avocado, salad greens and orange in a bowl and mix.
  5. Add all the ingredients for dressing in a bowl and mix well.
  6. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix gently.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Lentil Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 498 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Sodium 15mg1%
Potassium 1132mg32%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 22g92%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 555IU11%
Vitamin C 64.4mg78%
Calcium 65mg7%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.