Lentils Quinoa Salad with Poached Egg by Cristina Mennah




Quantity – Serves 5

1. 5 eggs
2. 100g of lentils
3. 100g of quinoa
4. 1 pod of garlic
5. ½ onion
6. ½ carrot
7. ¼ bunch of thyme
8. 2 schallots
9. 1 bunch of coriander
10. 1 bunch of mint
11. 1 bunch of parsley
12. 1 bunch of chive
13. 1 spoon of Mustard
14. 1 spoon of balsamic vinegar
15. 6 spoon of olive oil


1. Cook the eggs poached in hot water for 2-3 minutes, reserve them in the fridge.

2. Make a vinaigrette with the olive oil, the mustard and the balsamic vinegar, season salt and pepper, reserve.

3. Peel the onion, the carrot and slice them thinly.

4. Squash the garlic.

5. Put the lentils in a sauce pan with some cold water, the carrot, the onion, the garlic, never put salt.

6. Bring to boil and let it cook on a gentle heat with a cover for 15-20 minutes.

7. Bring to boil some water and cook the quinoa inside for 10 minutes max.

8. When the lentils and the quinoa are cooked, drain season salt and pepper and season it also with the vinaigrette and let them cool down in the fridge.

9. Chop thinly the schallots.

10. Chop the chives thinly, take off the leaves of the mint, the parsley and the coriander.

11. Stir all the herbs and the schallots into the lentils and the quinoa.

12. In a soup plate dress the cold lentils and quinoa salad, on top dress the poached egg, add some salad for the decoration.

Serve it right away.

Cristina Mennah

ENJOY ❤️ !

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