Italian Lentil Salad with Grapes and Lemon Vinaigrette
A healthy salad the entire family will love, Italian Lentil Salad with Grapes and Lemon Vinaigrette is refreshing and easy.
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Keyword: lentil salad
1cuphalved seedless green grapes
1cuphalved seedless red grapes
1red bell pepperseeded and diced
2teaspoonslemon zestfrom about 2 lemons
1/3cupfresh lemon juicefrom 1 to 2 lemons
1/3cupextra-virgin olive oil
1/4teaspoonfreshly ground black pepper
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the lentils and cook until tender, stirring occasionally, about 18 to 20 minutes. Drain and let cool for 5 minutes. (If you're using packaged, cooked lentils you'll only need to rinse and drain them.) Place lentils and remaining salad ingredients in a large salad bowl.
For the Vinaigrette:
Place the lemon juice in a small bowl. Slowly add the oil, whisking constantly, until combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste
Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss well.