A delicious and healthy Lentil Salad recipe! It’s made with protein rich lentils, roasted bell pepper, cool crisp cucumber, bright red onion, fresh herbs, tangy feta, and it’s finished with a vibrant lemon dressing.It’s the perfect way to upgrade lentils.Lentil Salad This makes a great lunch or dinner side.

It has an abundance of freshness along with a good heartiness to it, and it’s easy to make.You’ll find it has a great blend of textures and flavors and it pairs beautifully with chicken or salmon.You can use a variety of herbs based on what you have.

I always like to include parsley then for the second herb addition opt for either cilantro, basil or mint – each will give a different flavor profile so it’s nice to switch things up.Serve it room temp or nice and chilled for a refreshing salad (just keep in the fridge within 2 hours of preparing).Lentil Salad Recipe Ingredients Green or brown lentils (use variety with 20 minute cook time) Hot water Bell pepper English cucumber Red onion Parsley Cilantro (also delicious with mint or basil instead) Feta Olive oil Lemon juice Honey Dijon mustard Garlic Salt How to Cook Lentils for Salad Pour lentils and water into a large saucepan, add a few dashes of salt.

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until lentils are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.Drain lentils into a colander then rinse under cold water for about 20 seconds to stop them from cooking, drain

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