Lentils mingle with crisp vegetables, seeds, cranberries and of course a generous helping of feta cheese in this healthy salad. Healthy but still so satisfying this salad is perfect for make ahead lunches, or to bring to a potluck!
Wednesday July 8, 2020
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Balsamic Feta Lentils
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Sometimes we need a good, easy, healthy salad to get help us through the week. Lentil Feta Salad checks all those boxes. I first found the idea of a lentil salad in one of my favourite cookbooks, Oh She Glows by Angela Liddon, about 5 years ago. Since then, I have put my own spin on the ingredients and ended up with this recipe.
The salad comes together in less than 15 minutes. It is one of the easiest dishes you will ever make! Lentil Feta Salad is great as a side salad, or even packed as a lunch! You can make this salad in advance and store it in the fridge, in fact I even enjoy it more the second and third days as all the flavors get a chance to mingle together.
One of the best things about this salad is you can play with the ingredients a little bit, and add what you have. I don't always make it the exact same way, though this is definitely my favorite way! I've also used tomatoes, sunflower seeds, shredded carrots, slivered almonds, and even chopped spinach, depending on what I have in my fridge when I want to make it. Try it out and let me know what your favorite version is!
In a large bowl, combine lentils, bell pepper, cucumber, celery, craisins, pepitas, and feta
Drizzle balsamic glaze and olive oil over salad, stir until salad is thoroughly coated
Add salt and pepper to taste, serve and enjoy
Hi I’m Natalie. I live in Ontario, Canada with my husband, daughter and our cat. Since I was little, I have always enjoyed discovering new recipes and sharing food with loved ones. When I’m not in the kitchen you’ll probably find me crocheting, reading, or crafting.
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