Lentil Salad

Eat Your Greens Lentil Salad

 

Everyone wants the best food for their health and tastier to eat. You must add this Lentil salad to your lunch rotation as soon as possible. This salad is full of fresh veggies, feta, and olives. It’s super delicious in flavor and great for eating every meal of the day. 

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Today, our recipe is making a delicious and healthy Lentil Salad. This is the most my favorite lunch to eat. Because it is full of healthy veggies and I really love to eat them. I feel very fresh eating this amazing salad. 

Many proteins and veggies olive add to this salad and making it more healthy and perfect to eat. Make a new and healthy lunch routine with yummy and tasty salad. 

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I try and eat this recipe must on my weekend, I know what I want in my lunch. Eat healthily and make your mind and body always relax. I’m trying to eat healthy as m previous rot. That way, I’m not totally stumped by what to eat at lunchtime.

 

Simple and Healthy:

This recipe is simple to make. You can prepare in just minutes. And so, it’s a breeze to put together on a Sunday. I really don’t mind eating this salad daily for a few days. You also love this recipe for its yummy juicy cherry tomato, crispy and healthy veggies, feta, lemons, and most important briny olives. I believe that herbs make your food and salad better. 

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I also add some leaves of mint to make their taste fresher and for flavor. They give in a salad a cooling, refreshing finishing touch. If you also want to try some delicious and amazing food in your lunch, you must try this Lentil Salad. You also eat this in your breakfast and any meal of the day.  

I want this salad for my lunch. It’s intensely flavorful and super satisfying taste.  You must try this recipe, I am sure you love it and want to eat it again and again in your lunch breakfast, and as a side dish every day. 

 

Ingredients

Those ingredients are here you need to make this recipe yummy and delicious.

Dressing

 

  1. 1 teaspoon sea salt
  2. 3 garlic cloves, grated
  3. 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  4. ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  5. ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice
  6. 1 cup of extra-virgin olive oil
  7. 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  8. Freshly ground black pepper

For the Salad

 

  1. 1 cup uncooked  
  2. 3 Persian cucumbers, 
  3. Halved ½ cup red onion, 
  4. ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
  5. ¾ cup yellow vine tomatoes, 
  6. ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 
  7. 4 red radishes, properly sliced
  8. Thinly sliced ​​in a crescent shape 
  9. Top ½ cup crumbled feta cheese  
  10. 2½ cups cooked French green lentils,  
  11. Diced 4 kale, without stem, leaves torn 
  12. Full ½ cup pitted and halved green olives  

Lentils

Lentils

Lentil of course our main ingredient in the recipe. Here I like to use French lentils for this salad.  Because it’s not changed, it’s color and holds its shape During the cook. It was really nicely cooked.

Grape tomatoes

Grape tomatoes

I really love their taste and juicy texture in the salad. You add any type of cherry or grape tomato to the salad. It’s available in many different colors, but I like the yellow ones there. It looks very pretty and good in taste. You add according to your taste any tomato in there. 

Cucumbers and radishes

Cucumbers and radishesIt makes it more healthy and gives a crunchy taste to our recipe. You really like their combination in a salad. Not only that, but you also enhance the taste of the salad and adds any other veggies use in it. 

Red onion

Red onionRed onion is for the sharp and savory flavor of Lentil salad. It gives a very delicious taste. 

Lacinato kale

Lacinato kale

I always like to include vegetables in lunch salads when I can. I use kale here because it holds up well under the dressing even when I make this salad ahead.

Green olives

Green olives

It adds a delicious taste to the recipe. And it’s very healthy and balances our lentil salad taste. You also either olives if you are not available Green olives.

Feta cheese

Feta cheese

It’s used to give a tangy flavor to the salad. They add a little saltiness to the salad flavor

Fresh mint and parsley

Fresh mint and parsley

Mint taste and smell are amazing. The use of mint and parsley here for the cooling and refreshing and aromatic flavors.

The dressing

The many veggies and Lentile flavor salad without dressing feel incomplete. You can add olive oil, fresh lemon juice, garlic, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to the dressing. To add complexity to the salad, I also add ground cumin and either Italian seasoning or za’atar for a better and unique taste. And enjoy it. 

 

How to make it

 

First Step

To make this simple quick recipe, just dressing ingredients add in a large size bowl and mix very well. Until combine.

 

Second Step

After that, add salad ingredients to the top of the bowl and mix. When combining all the ingredients and ready to serve. 

Enjoy this yummy and tasty recipe. 

 

Tips for Serving Lentil Salad

 This lentil salad recipe keeps well for up to 4 days in the fridge, so it’s perfect to make ahead for lunch. Enjoy it on its own or serve it with a Caprese sandwich, chickpea salad sandwich, or healthy lunch wrap. I also like to include this lentil salad in a mezze plate if I’m making a light dinner or lunch for friends. 

Serving Lentil Salad

It goes well with tabbouleh or tomato salad and certain spreads such as muhammara, whipped feta, baba ganoush, or hummus. Complete the meal with lots of fresh pita bread! 

How do you like to serve this lentil salad? Let me know in the comments!

 

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