Lentil Salad

This Mediterranean Lentil Salad is packed with protein rich lentils, vegetables, feta cheese, olives and fresh herbs with a light lemony dressing. This healthy salad works perfectly as a side dish to a meal or even as lunch with pita bread and hummus.

key Ingredients

• black or green lentils • kalamata olives • roasted red peppers • red onion • cherry tomatoes • bell pepper • English cucumber • feta cheese • extra virgin olive oil • red wine vinegar • lemon • salt • herb and spices


Cook the lentils. Drain and set aside to cool. Then, mix the lentils, olives, roasted red peppers, red onion, cherry tomatoes, bell pepper, cucumber, feta cheese, mint, parsley, and green onions in a bowl.



In a large mason jar or salad dressing container add the olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, garlic, and whisk together. Add salt and pepper to taste and additional spice if you like {try sumac, za'atar, oregano}.



Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to coat with the dressing. Serve with hummus and pita bread or use this salad as a topping for pita wraps, hummus plates, or falafel.



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