This meal was taken straight from the Trader Joe’s Cookbook . I was looking for high protein, low(ish) carb ideas for my Lean & Green meals, and my sister highly recommended it. It’s so quick and easy that now I do, too.
1 pkg Trader Joe’s Steamed Lentils (this is what makes it quick and easy)
2 Tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice (to taste, I added more)
1 cup tomatoes (I used grape tomatoes)
1 handful Italian parsley, chopped
1 handful mint (I omitted this, because I’m not a fan of mint)
1/4 cup red onion, chopped (my addition, omit if desired)
salt and pepper to taste
There really aren’t any directions. You just mix everything together in a bowl and enjoy. This is a delicious side dish or a great main course. Since I’m using it as a main dish, I made two portions, which I’m going to have over a bed of spinach leaves.
All ready to go for the week. This is definitely the type of dish that gets better as the flavors meld together. Quick, easy, nutritious. Enjoy!!