Protein-Packed Vegetarian Recipe

Lentil-Mozzarella Salad

with Carrots and Chives
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Lentil-Mozzarella Salad

Lentil-Mozzarella Salad - Ready in no time: A great use for the small, humble legumes

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Health Score:
9,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
Calories:
405
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The delicious composition provides a plus of different minerals - especially magnesium and zinc. Magnesium is good for hectic and nervousness, zinc strengthens the immune system. In addition, the lentil salad on mozzarella provides us with plenty of protein, which we need for the new formation of cells, including muscle cells. Therefore the salad is ideal for athletes.

Be generous when using herbs, because they are full of vitamins and minerals. In addition to chives, flat-leaf parsley and chervil also go well in salads. If you have a little more time, use dried dish lentils, prepare them according to the instructions on the packet and then use them for the lentil salad on mozzarella.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie405 kcal(19 %)
Protein21 g(21 %)
Fat18 g(16 %)
Carbohydrates36 g(24 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage7.5 g(25 %)
Vitamin A0.8 mg(100 %)
Vitamin D0.2 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E2.2 mg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin7.2 mg(60 %)
Vitamin B₆0.3 mg(21 %)
Folate54 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid0.9 mg(15 %)
Biotin7.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.2 μg(40 %)
Vitamin C6 mg(6 %)
Potassium504 mg(13 %)
Calcium317 mg(32 %)
Magnesium106 mg(35 %)
Iron4 mg(27 %)
Iodine20 μg(10 %)
Zinc3.3 mg(41 %)
Saturated fatty acids9 g
Uric acid85 mg
Cholesterol28 mg
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Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
12 ounces Lentils (canned; drained weight)
1 shallot
1 carrot
9 ounces Mozzarella
5 tablespoons Vegetable broth
3 tablespoons White vinegar
1 teaspoon medium hot Mustard
salt
peppers
1 tablespoon olive oil
½ bunch Chives
4 slices Whole Wheat Toast
How healthy are the main ingredients?
LentilMozzarellaolive oilChivesMustardshallot
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Sieve, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Cutting board, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 small Whisk, 1 Small bowl, 1 Toaster

Preparation steps

1.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 1

Put lentils in a sieve, rinse and drain briefly.

2.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 2

Peel the shallot and chop finely. Peel carrot and cut into small cubes.

3.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 3

Pat dry mozzarella, cut in half and cut the halves crosswise into thin slices. Divide between 2 plates.

4.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 4

For the marinade, Mix the broth with 2 tablespoons vinegar, mustard, and salt and pepper to taste. Whisk in oil.

5.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 5

Rinse chives and shake dry. Cut a few into straws and set aside. Cut remaining chives into fine rings.

6.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 6

Mix lentils with shallot, carrot, chive rings and marinade. Season with salt, pepper and remaining vinegar.

7.
Lentil-Mozzarella Salad preparation step 7

Arrange salad plates and garnish with the chive straws. Serve with toast.