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It's Meatless Monday - Lentil and Mint Salad

By Susan Palmquist
The Budget Smart Girl's Guide to the Universe

Langton_Spoonriver coverOne of my all time favorite cookbooks is The Cafe Brenda Cookbook by Brenda Langton and Margaret Stuart. It’s now tattered, has splashes of this and that on it, but it will always be one of my keeper books. A few weeks ago I was sent a copy of a new cookbook by Langton and Stuart called The Spoonriver Cookbook. I read cookbooks like I do any other book and this one has great sounding recipes and beautiful photographs.  While it contains meat, poulty and fish recipes, many are vegetarian. So I thought I’d ask if I could share one with you for a Meatless Monday feature. So here is the Lentil and Mint salad. I made it a couple of days ago and yes, it’s all gone. Each time I went to the fridge I took another spoonful. It’s cool, tasty, and perfect for summer eating. Even if you’ve never eaten lentils or put mint in a salad  before, I say give this one a try because you won’t be dissapointed. And I’m ready to make another batch.

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