Lentil Salad

Categories: Salads, Side Dishes


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Recipe Information

Serving Size

½ c


Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Information

One serving is 120 calories, 5 g fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 6 g protein


c = cup, T = tablespoon, t = teaspoon, lb = pound, oz = ounce, fl oz = fluid ounce, pkg = package


  • 1 c Lentils, dry
  • 3 c Water
  • 5 Garlic cloves, whole
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 T Olive oil
  • 1 T White wine vinegar
  • ½ c Kalamata olives, rinsed and drained, chopped
  • ¼ c Mint, fresh, chopped
  • 3 T Chives, chopped
  • ½ t Black pepper
  • ¼ t Red pepper, optional
  • ½ c Feta


  1. In a sauce pan, bring water to a BOIL. ADD 1 c lentils, 5 garlic cloves and 1 bay leaf. REDUCE to a simmer, COVER and COOK until lentils are tender, about 30 minutes.
  2. DRAIN and RINSE under cool water. REMOVE garlic cloves and bay leaf.
  3. WHISK 3 T oil and 1 T vinegar in a large bowl.
  4. ADD drained lentils, ½ c olives, ¼ c mint, 3 T chives, ½ t black pepper and ¼ t red pepper to the dressing and TOSS to combine.
  5. Sprinkle with ½ c feta cheese. CHILL and SERVE.

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