Smoky Corn and Lentil Salad

Lentils add protein to this colorful salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup cooked green lentils (can use any cooked or canned legume)
  • 1 red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds removed and mince
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Char the corn under a broiler or in a cast iron pan and place in a mixing bowl.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Can be served hot or cold.

Nutrition Information

Serves 6

Per 1 serving
Calories: 175
Total Fat: 6 g
    Saturated Fat: less than 1 g
Sodium: 66 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 29 g
    Dietary Fiber: 6 g
Protein: 6 g