On the Menu: Herby Lentil Salad

Are you on the hunt for a go-to side or salad for lunch? This recipe from Susan of Peas and Love is the perfect summer salad to bring into the office or to a picnic in the park. The combination of mint and parsley with the lentils is incredibly refreshing.

Herby Lentil Salad

Ingredients:1 cup Green Lentils
1 cup Water
1 cup Vegetable Stock
1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
3 Tbsp Olive oil
Juice of 1/2 a Lime
1 Tbsp chopped Cilantro
2 Tbsp chopped Parsley
1 Tbsp chopped Mint
2 Carrots, diced
1/2 Red Pepper, diced

Directions:1. Cook lentils in water and stock, and bring to a boil.

2. Turn down to a simmer and cook until tender all the way through (adding more water if necessary), about 30 minutes.

3. Toss the lentils with the vinegar, salt and black pepper. Let sit for 5 minutes.

4. Taste and add more salt and vinegar if needed. Add the oil, herbs, carrots, lime juice and red pepper. Stir to combine.

5. Keep cooking until lentils are cooked to softness.

6. Garnish with 1/2 cup crumbled goat or feta cheese.

Recipe & Food Prep by Susan Whang / Photography & Styling by Caitlin Flemming

4 Comments

  1. Alexa

    Yum! I love lentils…this looks like such a good recipe!

  2. Alison

    I love lentils too, such a healthy addition to any menu!

  3. FripperyVintage

    Looks delicious and healthy too.

  4. Grant K. Gibson

    The flavor combinations of this sound great! I love the mix of cilantro, parsley and mint together!
    Can’t wait to try this!

    Grant

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