Put the lentils in a saucepan with the water over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer
until the lentils are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain
the water and reserve the lentils
In a large bowl, whisk
together the olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in the lentils and leave them out to cool.
the green beans
in a saucepan
of boiling water until they are bright green and crisply tender. Rinse the beans under cold running water, and then drain well. Add the beans, celery
and parsley to the lentils and toss the ingredients gently.