Lemon Lentil Salmon Salad

Makes 4 servings (1 1/2 cups per serving)

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice 
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh dill, finely chopped 
  • 1 tsp. Dijon mustard 
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder 
  • 1 tsp. pepper 
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 1 cup bell pepper, diced 
  • 1 cup cucumber, diced 
  • ½ cup red onion, finely chopped 
  • 2 cups canned lentils, drained and rinsed 
  • 8 oz. can of salmon, drained and flaked (or 2 x 4 oz.)

Preparation

  1. Whisk lemon juice, dill, Dijon mustard, garlic powder and pepper in a large bowl. Gradually whisk in olive oil. 
  2. Add bell pepper, cucumber, onion, lentils and salmon; toss to coat. Serve and enjoy!

 

 Nutritional analysis per serving: 272 calories, 8.9 g fat, 22.5 g protein, 27.0 g carbohydrates, (17.7 g available carbohydrate), 9.3 g fiber,  81 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 1 grain, 3 protein, 1 vegetable, 0 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy