Lentil Salad

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

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I love the French green lentils that you can buy in a gourmet grocery or specialty store, but I realize not everyone can find them easily. They are best for salads and most cooked lentil dishes for they hold their shape and don’t get mushy if you turn your back for a minute to answer the phone. The plain everyday brown lentils are ideal for soup because they cook quickly and soften fast. Obviously the brown lentils can only be used for salad if you hover over them and test them every few mi