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Extra Fine Green Bean and Lentil Salad
Extra Fine Green Bean and Lentil Salad

Extra Fine Green Bean and Lentil Salad

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Ingredients

  • ½ bag (750g) Arctic Gardens Extra Fine Whole Green Beans
  • 2 tomatoes, quartered
  • ½ shallot, minced
  • 300g (10 oz.) firm tofu, chopped
  • salt and fresh-ground pepper
  • 30ml (2 tbsp.) sherry or apple cider vinegar
  • 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil
  • 250ml (1 cup) cooked Dupuy lentils
  • 20 Kalamata olives, pitted and quartered

Preparation

  1. Thaw beans for 2 minutes in a pot of salted boiling water.
  2. Drain beans and submerge in a bowl of ice water until cold.
  3. Drain beans and dry over paper towel.
  4. In a bowl, slowly whisk olive oil into vinegar to make a vinaigrette.
  5. In another bowl, combine tomatoes, olives, shallot, beans, and lentils. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. In a pan over medium-high heat, sear tofu for 2 to 3 minutes on each side in olive oil. Deglaze with a splash of vinegar and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Arrange a scoop of tofu on each plate and top with salad.

 

 

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories: 330

Protein:  16 g

Fat:    20 g

Carbohydrate:  26 g

Fibre:   7 g

Sodium: 240 mg

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