Masala Lentil Salad with Cumin Roasted Carrots

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (18)

  • 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch rounds
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup dried beluga or French green lentils, or 2 cans (15 ounces each) lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups firmly packed baby arugula, mizuna, or baby kale
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced or finely grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala (scale back if you don't completely love garam masala)
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Pomegranate molasses (optional; I didn't use any)
  • Toasted pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, or pine nuts 

Directions

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Mojito

This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves