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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Step by step recipe

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.
If you don't have the small green "Puy" lentils, normal lentils will do just fine.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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: Lentil and cold-meat salad, Warm lentil 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: Red cabage salad with toasted almonds, Mixed salad stack, Springtime mixed salad, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Nanou's red cabbage salad, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cervelle de Canut, Home-made chilli oil, Vegetable tian, Scallops au gratin, Crispy potato and mushroom brik rolls, ... All
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