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Warm Lentil Salad

Photo: Con Poulos
Yield Makes 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup lentils
  • 1/4 cup wild rice
  • 1 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup sliced green bell pepper
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Separately, cook the lentils and wild rice according to the package directions.

    Meanwhile, pour about 1/2 inch of water into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Fit a steamer basket in pan. Place the spinach in steamer, cover, and steam until wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

    Spoon the warm rice and lentils over the steamed spinach. Top with the bell pepper, scallion, oil, and black pepper.