Lentil & Chickpea Salad with Creamy Lemon Yogurt Dressing

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  • 1 cup (250 mL) chickpeas, cooked
  • 1½ cups (325 mL) green lentils, cooked
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) dried cherries
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) cilantro, chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) yogurt
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) dijon mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste

In a jar or container with tight fitting lid, add dressing ingredients. Place on lid and shake.

Then, in a large bowl, toss together chickpeas, lentils and dried cherries. (Everything can be done ahead up to this point).

When you are ready to serve, pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss. Then stir in the cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Makes 5-6 servings.

Recipe courtesy of Canadian Lentils.

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Author: Anita

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