Breakfast Lentil Salad

This salad has so much flavor and texture and is a great way to use cooked lentils which is a wonderful source of protein and fiber.  They are easy to cook and take only about 20 minutes.

Breakfast Lentil Salad

Breakfast Lentil Salad
A wonderful change of pace for breakfast and a good way to get your veggies first thing in the morning.
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  1. Salad greens (a selection of spinach, kale, or romaine)
  2. 1/2 orange - juiced
  3. 1/3 cup of cooked lentils
  4. 2 egg whites scrambled with 1 diced green onions
  5. Balsamic Vinegar
  6. Season with salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Place salad greens on a plate.
  2. Sprinkle with the orange juice
  3. Add cooked lentils into pan with scrambled egg mixture until lentils are warm and place on salad greens.
  4. Sprinkle with a bit of balsamic vinegar and season to taste.
Deliciously Inspired
A light vinaigrette works nicely also.  This is my favorite dressing recipe 

Exciting News – 3/3/14 – This recipe was featured on the Thursday Blog Hop as one of the top clicked recipes – Way to go Breakfast Lentil Salad

I was featured at Katherines Corner



  1. I never would have thought of this for breakfast but it makes good sense. Thanks for sharing on the Thursday blog hop!

  2. Such a great healthy and easy recipe! Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    Fund you through the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 127 by the way.

    Han a lovely weekend! 🙂

  3. This looks like a great salad and I love the tea diffuser. Hopped over from Katherine’s Corner to read more. Happy Thankful Thursday!

  4. Oh, that is quick and super easy! Will surely try this sometime.

  5. Stopping by from Katherine’s Corner. As a vegetarian, I am always looking for good recipes. This looks delicious! Sue

    • Thanks Sue. I’m glad this was a perfect fit for the way you eat. I hope you enjoy. Have a wonderful day.

  6. that looks delicious. I think it would be great for lunch as well…hard boiled eggs perhaps

    • Thank you for dropping by. I agree it would make a great lunch and hard boiled eggs would give it added protein. I stopped over at your blog and your picture is gorgeously thought provoking.

  7. Thank you, Katherine. This is the first time one of my recipes has been featured. I appreciate all your support. To my readers – if you haven’t had a chance to visit Katherine’s site – set aside a few minutes and enjoy.

  8. Thank you for sharing this yumminess at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop. my friend it was a pleasure to feature you and your wonderful recipe xo


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