Cajun-style lentil salad


Cajun-style lentil salad
If you have leftover pulled pork, try this recipe to transform it into a delicious, Cajun-style, warm lentil salad.
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Last modified on: December 22th 2021

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Stage 1 - 3 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a small frying pan over high heat. When really hot, add 200 g Cajun pulled pork.

Stage 2 - 8 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Fry until as done as you like, stirring frequently.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 15 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Cook 300 g green lentils in boiling salted water.

Drain as soon as they are tender.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Prepare 1 shallot and chop finely.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Put the thoroughly drained lentils into a salad bowl and add the chopped shallot.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Then add the refried pulled pork and 5 tablespoons French dressing (vinaigrette).

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Cajun-style lentil salad
Mix well and serve right away while the salad is still warm.
Remarks
If you don't have the small green "Puy" lentils, normal lentils will do just fine.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,668 Kcal or 6,984 Kj109 gr142 gr115 gr
83 %42 %13 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
265 Kcal or 1,110 Kj17 gr23 gr18 gr
13 %7 %2 %3 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
417 Kcal or 1,746 Kj27 gr35 gr29 gr
21 %11 %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: Milk, Mustard, Sulfites
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.30 €
  • Per person : 1.08 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Green lentilsGreen lentils: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm lentil salad, Lentil and cold-meat salad, Sausage and lentils "en cocotte", Cured Pork Belly With Lentils, ... All
Cajun pulled porkCajun pulled pork: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
French dressing (vinaigrette)French dressing (vinaigrette): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baby spinach salad, Comtoise endive salad, Leeks in vinaigrette , Very green mixed salad, Salad paysanne, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cauliflower "moelleux" in ramekins, Baked potatoes with poached egg and tuna sauce , Chicken and mushroom brik rolls, Leek and Mimolette tart, Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, ... All
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