This salad is very easy to prepare, and is perfect for a spring lunch.  Marilyn's Luscious Lentil Salad is a delicious mix of fresh lentils, onions, red peppers and more.  Prepare this dish as a side, or your main entree.

Ingredients and Preparation:

 3 cups cooked and drained lentils

1/2 cup chopped sweet salad onion

1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and sliced

1/2 cup chopped cilantro (or parsley)

1 cup shredded carrots

1 cup diced red bell pepper

Salt, to taste

1 recipe "Italian Vinaigrette" (see dressings)

Toss together. Chill for 2 hours before serving.

Serves 8 to 10.

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For more of Marilyn's salads visit the Salads link on the blog.