Lentil Salad with Avocado & Arugula

Course: Salads
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Lentils
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Nutrition: 300 calories or less, 7g+ fiber, 7g+ protein
Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 1 cup lentils, green
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • salt sea
  • pepper fresh ground
  • 3 cups arugula fresh
  • 1 cup tomatoes cherry; chopped
  • 1/2 avocado ripe
  • goat cheese
  • 1/2 lemon
  • olive oil extra virgin


  1. Add one cup lentils, garlic cloves (peeled, not chopped) and celery to three cups of cold water. Bring to a light boil then cut back to medium heat. Cover and simmer for one hour or until lentils are chewy but not too soft.
  2. Cool lentils and toss with fresh organic arugula, avocado, cherry tomatoes, fresh lemon juice, salt, pepper and extra virgin olive oil to taste. Top with sliced goat cheese. Plate and serve!