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Curried Lentil and Orzo Salad
Makes 6 servings
1 cup red lentils
3 cups water
1 cup orzo pasta 3 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
3 carrots, peeled and diced
2 parsnips, peeled and diced
1/2 celery root, peeled and diced
1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
3 tablespoons minced shallots
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon curry powder or to taste
1 tablespoon chutney
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup rice vinegar
Freshly ground pepper to taste
In a medium saucepan, bring lentils and water to a boil. Reduce heat to a
simmer and cook until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and place
lentils in a large bowl.
While the lentils are cooking, bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil.
Add orzo and cook for 10 minutes. Drain and add to lentils. Stir in parsley
Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
In a large bowl, toss carrots, parsnips, celery root and sweet potato with
shallots and spray lightly with non stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with cumin
and 1/2 teaspoon salt.
Spread vegetables in one layer on a baking sheet with sides. Roast about 20
minutes or until tender and slightly browned. Let cool and add to lentil
Whisk together curry powder, chutney, mustard, vinegar, and salt and pepper
to taste. Pour over lentil mixture and serve.