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Makes: 4 cups
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
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Lentil Confetti Salad
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Prep time: 15 minutesCooking time: 20 minutesTotal time: 35 minutes


1⁄2 cup
dry lentils
1 1⁄2 cups
1⁄4 teaspoon
1 cup
cooked brown rice
1⁄2 cup
italian dressing
1⁄2 cup
tomatoes, seeded and diced
1⁄4 cup
green peppers, seeded and chopped (about 1/2 a small pepper)
3 Tablespoons
chopped onion
2 Tablespoons
chopped celery
sliced pimento-stuffed green olives
2 teaspoons
chopped fresh parsley (optional)


  1. Wash and drain lentils. Place in saucepan, add water and salt.
  2. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered about 20 minutes. Do not overcook. The lentils should be tender with skin intact. Drain immediately.
  3. Combine the lentils with cooked rice, pour dressing over mixture and refrigerate until cool.
  4. Add rest of ingredients, except parsley, mix well.
  5. Garnish with parsley before serving (optional).
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
2/3 cup
Preparation time: 
15 minutes
Cooking time: 
20 minutes
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