Warm Lentil-Ham Salad with Dijon Cream

Warm Lentil-Ham Salad with Dijon CreamRecipe
Randy Mayor; Missie Neville Crawford
You can serve this main-dish salad at room temperature or chilled.


4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 291
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 3.1 g
Monofat 1.2 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 24.4 g
Carbohydrate 35.6 g
Fiber 15.8 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 5.5 mg
Sodium 649 mg
Calcium 114 mg


1 cup dried lentils
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons fat-free milk
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/3 cups chopped cooked ham
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped red onion


Place the lentils in a large saucepan, and cover with water to 2 inches above lentils. Bring lentils to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until tender. Drain well.

Combine sour cream and next 5 ingredients (sour cream through pepper) in a large bowl. Add lentils, ham, celery, and onion, and toss well.