Here’s a wonderful choice when you want to impress guests with a magnificent-tasting salad.
1. Pick over lentils and rinse
2. Cook lentils in 2-quart saucepan with bay leaf and water over medium low heat for 35 minutes
4. Let cool slightly and rinse in cold water
5. Whisk together vinegar, salt, pepper and oil
6. Pour over lentils and toss together with ham, parsley and green pepper
7. Line bowl with cabbage leaves, add salad and serve