warm lentil & brussel sprout salad

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a simple, warm & hearty salad featuring my personal fave, bsprouts…enjoy!

 

WARM BRUSSEL SPROUT, LENTIL & QUINOA SALAD

serves: 2

//ingredients:

  • ¼ cup brown lentils
  • ¼ cup white quinoa
  • ½ pound Brussels sprouts (approximately 16 sprouts)
  • ½ red onion
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 (1-inch) piece of ginger
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil
  • ½ lemon

//directions:

  1. rinse lentils and add to a saucepan with three times as much water. bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook 5 minutes.
  2. rinse quinoa and add to saucepan together with salt. cook 10 minutes more, or until quinoa and lentils are soft but still have bite. add more liquid if needed.
  3. meanwhile, rinse brussels sprouts, trim ends and halve. grate ginger. coarsely chop basil. cut red onion into ½” dice.
  4. bring a shallow pan of water to boil. add sprouts and simmer 2-3 minutes until soft. drain.
  5. in the same pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. add ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes and onion. saute 1-2 minutes, then add sprouts. cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. turn off heat. add quinoa and lentils to the sprout mixture, then stir in basil. squeeze lemon juice on top and add salt and pepper to taste. serve warm.

lentil & brussel sprout salad // kitsch+camera

 

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