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Lentil Salad with Avocado Dressing (Vegan & GF)

  • Preparation:  min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Containing fresh lime, cumin seeds & juicy tomatoes with a homemade avocado drizzle, this fresh salad is sure to be a favourite during the summer! Rich in protein, vitamins and antioxidants, it is packed full of goodness and tasty flavour. Plus, it is dairy free, gluten free and super quick and easy to make.

Ingredients

Ingredients for salad:

  • 1/2 avocado, diced
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 250g tomatoes
  • 1/2 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 40g spinach
  • 40g rocket
  • 1 carton organic green lentils, washed & drained. Pre-cooked
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • Pinch of cumin seeds
  • 1 small can sweetcorn

Ingredients for dressing:

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup of dairy-free yoghurt (I used Pudology Coconut Yoghurt)
  • 2 tblsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of chilli flakes

How to make Lentil Salad with Avocado Dressing (Vegan & GF)

1. To make the dressing. Place the avocado, garlic, yoghurt, oil, lime juice, water, pepper, salt and chilli flakes in to a food processor or blender.

2. Whizz up until silky smooth. If the dressing is too thick, add in more water until desired consistency.

3. To make the salad. Place all of the salad ingredients into a large mixing bowl and toss until fully combined.

4. Serve with a drizzle of the delicious avocado dressing, sprinkling of sesame seeds and a slice of lime for a zesty kick!!! You can also add a extra layer of flavour with mango chutney!


I hope you give this delicious lentil salad with avocado dressing a try! And if you do, be sure to tag the picture #AVogelRecipes on Pinterest so we can see :)

 

This recipe is full of goodness

Did you know that avocados contain more potassium than bananas? An essential nutrient for the nervous system, low levels of potassium can cause stress & anxiety.

About Holly

Hello I am Holly Jade & I am the owner of The Little Blog of Vegan. I post yummy recipes, advice & beauty tips daily. Everything I talk about is vegan & cruelty-free. I love to be as healthy as possible, but I do love to make the odd sweet treat recipe. I also love to post my own adorable & pastel daily photos on Instagram, why not check it out & come on the journey with me :)

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