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So come on in and make something delicious for your refrigerator....err.... for your family....yeah, yeah that's what I meant...for your family.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Lemony Lentil and Pasta Salad
LEMONY LENTIL AND PASTA SALAD
4 (1 1/4 cup) servings
For the Dressing: ¼ cup lemon juice
2 Tablespoons oil
1/8 teaspoon Frank’s Red Hot pepper sauce
clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons sugar
For the Salad:
cup dried lentils
¼ cups water
cup uncooked small shell pasta, cooked
in salted water
1 celery stalk, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1 medium carrot, coarsely shredded (1/3 cup)
a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients; beat with wire whisk until well
blended. Set aside.
a small saucepan, combine lentils and water.
to a boil.
heat; cover and simmer 15-20 minutes or until lentils are tender but not
if necessary. Set aside.
pasta to desired doneness, in salted water.
rinse with cold water to cool.
a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, cooked lentils, celery, carrots and
dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
warm or chilled. I think the flavors are
better when served as a warm side.
add some of the finished salad to your fresh green salad.