Chili-Lime Lentil Salad



  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • Himalayan salt and crushed black pepper (to taste; optional)
  • ¼ tsp. ground red cayenne pepper (or to taste)
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin (or to taste)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1 cup cooked green lentils
  • 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds


  1. In a medium bowl, combine oil, lime juice, salt, pepper, cayenne, and cumin and whisk to combine.
  2. Add the jalapeno and green onion.  Stir to combine.
  3. Add the lentils.  Stir to combine.
  4. Let salad marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  5. Before serving, add sunflower seeds. Stir to combine.