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A Bright Take on a Forgotten Legume
Lentils are one of the unsung heroes of healthy weeknight meals—they're a great source of protein and cook in about 15 minutes. Simmer the legume in reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable stock, which adds more flavor, then stir in diced carrots and chopped asparagus. When the vegetables are tender, you dress them in a zippy Dijon vinaigrette then combine them with chopped kale leaves, red onion and fresh tarragon for a filling meal that's enjoyable chilled or at room temperature.

Get the recipe: Green Lentil Salad with Kale, Carrots, Asparagus and Dijon Dressing