Greek Lentil Salad

 I’ve just begun using lentils more and more and I can’ believe how tasty and nutritious they are.  They are chock full of fibre, protein, potassium, folate and iron.  They are gluten free and low in fat and calories.  Give this recipe a try and add more lentils into your diet.  This is also a perfect big batch salad for potlucks and summer bbqs.

Greek Lentil Salad
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils, cooked
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatos, halved
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove galic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine the lentils, onions, cucumber and tomatos. Carefully stir in the cheese.
  2. In another bowl whisk together oil, garlic, basil, oregano, mustard, vinegar and lemon juice.
  3. Toss the dressing and lentils together gently.
  4. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight before serving.
Recipe Type: Soups, Salads and Sandwiches
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In a large bowl combine the lentils, onions, cucumber and tomatos.

Greek Lentil Salad from the Tasty Gardener

Carefully stir in the cheese.

Greek Lentil Salad from the Tasty Gardener

In another bowl whisk together oil, garlic, basil, oregano, mustard, vinegar and lemon juice.Toss the dressing and lentils together gently.

Greek Lentil Salad from the Tasty Gardener

Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate 2 hours or overnight before serving.

Greek Lentil Salad from the Tasty Gardener

Greek Lentil Salad from the Tasty Gardener

 

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