Warm Lentil & Roasted Pepper Salad

Warm Lentil and Roasted Pepper Salad

Prep time 45 min.
Cook time 35 min.
Serves 4

You Will Need
3 cups water
1 cup brown lentils
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup diced, drained, and rinsed canned roasted sweet red pepper
1 medium stalk celery, diced
1/2 cup diced red onion
1 cup diced and seeded plum tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do
1. Bring water, lentils, and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt to boil in 3-quart saucepan over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until lentils are firm but fully cooked, 20 to 30 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, mix parsley, sweet pepper, celery, onion, tomatoes, garlic, lemon juice, oil, black pepper, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt in large serving bowl.

3. Drain lentils, add to serving bowl, and toss. Serve warm.

4. Yep, it's just that easy and yummy on top of it : )