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It’s Too Hot Outside to Think, Let Alone Cook Salad May 28, 2010

Filed under: Grain — kchrismon @ 12:45 am

This is a light, tasty dish perfect for lunch or a light dinner. Pair it with a salad or some fruit and bread, and you’ve got a meal!


6 tablespoons cider vinegar

4 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1/4 cups olive oil

1/4 teaspoons pepper

1 1/3 cups lentils

1 cup pearl couscous

3/4 cups chopped mint

4 scallions, chopped

1 red bell pepper, choppe


  1. Cook couscous and lentils according to packages.
  2. Whisk the vinegar, mustard, olive oil, salt, and black pepper together in a small bowl.
  3. Place the lentils, couscous, mint, scallions, bell pepper, and tomatoes in a large bowl.

Add the dressing, toss, and serve. Be sure to add all the dressing – it seems like a lot, but it really adds the flavor.

Adapted from Country Living.


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