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Mediterranean Lentil Salad
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5 from 3 votes

Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Mediterranean Lentil Salad enhanced with refreshing dressing is a tasty way to eat a lot of protein and veggies. It is done in minutes and does not require sophisticated ingredients.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean, World
Keyword: Lentil Salad recipe, Mediterranean Lentil Salad, Mediterranean Lentil Salad recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Nata

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup cucumber
  • 1 1/2 cup red or yellow bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives
  • 1 red onion small
  • 1/2 cup Feta cheese crumbled

Dressing:

  • 1/3 cup parsley
  • 1/3 cup mint
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Send to a blender bowl ⅓ cup of chopped parsley, ⅓ cup of chopped mint, 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil, 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar,  1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, juice of 1/2 lemon, 1 teaspoon dried oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon sea salt. Process everything well until you get a creamy texture.
  • Chop vegetables into medium size pieces and send them to a mixing bowl. Add ½ cup of kalamata olives and ½ cup of crumbled feta cheese. Coat the vegetables with dressing - drizzle as much as you like.

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 789mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 937IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 3mg