Quinoa, Lentils & Sauteed Greens with a Creamy, Savoury Dressing
 
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Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
Serves: 2
Ingredients
Lentils
  • ½ cup brown or green lentils
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1 medium-large garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
Quinoa
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups water
Greens
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup greens of choice (kale, spinach, swiss chard)
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly cracked black pepper
Dressing
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp tamari
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 medium-large clove of garlic, grated
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.5 tbsp tahini
Instructions
Lentils
  1. Add lentils, water, garlic and bay leaf to a small pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low-medium and simmer about 25-40 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed and the lentils are tender. Remove bay leaf and crushed garlic. Set aside.
Quinoa
  1. Add quinoa and water to a small pot. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low-medium and simmer about 12 minutes, or until most of the liquid has been absorbed and the quinoa is tender.
Greens
  1. Heat oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Once warmed, add the greens and cook until softened. Sprinkle on the salt and pepper, turn off the heat, and set aside.
Dressing
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients until smooth.
Putting it all together
  1. Divide quinoa between bowls, then add in the lentils and sauteed greens.
  2. Pour a healthy amount of dressing over each bowl. Serve warm!
Recipe by Vegan Recipes from Cassie Howard at http://www.veganinsanity.com/recipes/quinoa-lentils-greens-with-savoury-dressing/