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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 207.7
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 268.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.2 g
  • Protein: 15.5 g

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Ethiopian Azifa

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

Introduction

This salad travels well for picnics and work lunches, and keeps for several days in the fridge. Makes a great stuffing for pita pockets, or over cooked bulgur or brown rice. This salad travels well for picnics and work lunches, and keeps for several days in the fridge. Makes a great stuffing for pita pockets, or over cooked bulgur or brown rice.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    4 3/4 cups cooked brown lentils, drained and rinsed if canned
    1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
    2/3 cup parsley, finely chopped
    1/3 cup baby spinach, finely chopped
    1/4 cup Dijon mustard
    1 medium-large jalapeno chile pepper, finely chopped
    1/4 cup fresh lime juice
    salt & pepper

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Directions

Heat lentils in microwave or over stovetop until very warm, and pour into a large bowl.
Combine the remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
Pour the dressing over the lentils and stir the whole thing carefully until all the ingredients are evenly combined.
Taste, and add a little extra salt or pepper if needed.
Cover and chill for 6-7 hours to allow the flavours to combine.
Yields just over 3/4 cup per serving

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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  • Excellent! Just like I remember it! I've been eating it for days now as a snack in ww pita and as part of Ethiopian meals with injera and misir wat and fosilia. - 1/30/12

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    This sounds very good. I will probably use it as a filling for pita bread. I am always on the lookout for healthy food that tastes good, this should even please my non-vegan husband. I can't wait to try it. - 2/8/10

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  • This was pretty good. Added about a tablespoon of olive oil and maybe 2 tsp of ginger. yum! - 4/4/08

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  • This is a delicious recipe. My husband and I really loved it. I made it with Somali sambusa which made a nice addition. Really flavorful for being good for you! - 2/21/08

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  • I remember eating this from growing up in ethiopia (well, until I was 7)...it is very tasty and filling, definitely one that brings back memories! - 2/2/08

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