Mediterranean lentil salad with feta

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 cups

Mediterranean lentil salad with feta

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Canned lentils are inexpensive and nutritious and don't require cooking. Whip up this easy salad with a few pantry staples and some fresh veggies.


Ingredients

  • 540-mL can lentils , or chickpeas
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes , or 1 large tomato
  • 2 roasted red peppers , coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro , mint or basil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup crumbled light feta , optional

Instructions

  • Rinse and drain lentils. In a large bowl, stir lemon juice with oil, cumin, salt and cayenne. Add lentils. Slice grape tomatoes in half or coarsely chop regular tomato. Add to lentils with red peppers, coriander and onion. Crumble in feta. Stir to mix. Serve or refrigerate up to 2 days.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 63,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 1.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 206 mg.