Lentil and cold-meat salad

Lentil and cold-meat salad
This salad combines lentils, chunks of cooked meat, sliced hard-boiled eggs, shallot and herbs, with a good vinaigrette dressing.
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Last modified on: December 7th 2014

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Lentil and cold-meat salad
Cut 200 g cooked meat into small chunks. You can use any leftover meat (beef, chicken, pork...), or even a mixture.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Lentil and cold-meat salad
Put the meat into a bowl. Slice 2 hard-boiled eggs and add with 1 shallot, finely chopped.

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Lentil and cold-meat salad
Boil 250 g green lentils in a large quantity of salted water. When cooked (tender), drain thoroughly.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Lentil and cold-meat salad
Add the lentils to the bowl, then add the chopped parsley and 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette). Stir round well and it's ready.
This is even better if the lentils are still warm. Serve straight after the final mixing, if possible.
2 or 3 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,812 Kcal or 7,586 Kj104 gr116 gr104 gr
91 %40 %11 %16 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
279 Kcal or 1,168 Kj16 gr18 gr16 gr
14 %6 %2 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
453 Kcal or 1,897 Kj26 gr29 gr26 gr
23 %10 %3 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Sulfites, Mustard
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.97 €
  • Per person : 0.74 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Green lentilsGreen lentils: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cajun-style lentil salad, Warm lentil salad, Cured Pork Belly With Lentils, Sausage and lentils "en cocotte", ... All
Cooked meatCooked meat: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Alpine gratin, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Hachis parmentier, Creamy asparagus and meat timbale, Cassoulet-style shepherd's pie., ... All
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Warm salad of potatoes and purple artichokes, Cherry tomato and green bean salad, Alsatian-style salad, Herb salad, Purple sprouting broccoli and endive salad, ... All
Hard-boiled eggHard-boiled egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: White asparagus salad, Eggs with mayonnaise, Crispy smoked salmon and herb rolls, Bistro celery salad, Avocado mousse with sorrel, ... All
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