Nourishing Recipes

Chicken Lentil Salad


Serves: 2 | Serving Size: 2 Cups

Total Time: 15 min | Prep: 5 min | Cook: 10 min

This delicious salad is great for lunch or dinner. You can make it fast if you have leftover chicken! We used the cooked chicken strips from Trader Joe's


  • 1 cup of red lentils

  • 2 cups of water

  • 8 cups of assorted greens: bibb, arugula, basil, parsley

  • 1 small cucumber, sliced

  • 1 cup of tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon pistachios

  • Extra virgin Olive Oil

  • Balsamic vinegar

  • black pepper to taste



  1. Arrange the lettuce on a large shallow dinner plate or platter.

  2. Cook the lentils together in the water until soft, about 5 to 10 minutes or follow the package instructions.

  3. Mold the lentils in a small bowl and place on top of the salad.

  4. Top with chicken, veggies, dressing and nuts. Enjoy!



You can use other types of protein, veggies, and nuts. Be creative!

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