Super Lentil WOW Salad with feta

Super sexy, delicious, nutritious, full of flavour, gorgeous Lentil Salad with feta, spicy olives and an orange-tahini sauce. Blown away? Scroll down for the recipe. 

 

Lentil 

The legume that has secret powers! No, i’m not mad, the perfect legume to get lots of Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B-6 and a huge amount of dietary fiber.

Orange-Tahini Dressing

Tahini is a condiment, made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds, which is perfect for dressings.

 


 

Ingredients

  • 1 Package 1KG of Large Lentils
  • 2-3 Carrots (Diced)
  • 1 can of sweetcorn
  • 5-6 large pickled cucumbers (Thinly Sliced)
  • 20 Cherry Tomatoes (Sliced in half)
  • 10 Cucumbers (Cubed)
  • 1 vacuum pack of Spicy green olives (from King of Olives)
  • 200g Feta
  • 1 Bunch of Mint
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Tahini
  • 1 orange (squeezed)
  • 2 Lemons (Squeezed and Zested)
  • Salt & Pepper

 


 

Recipe Preparation 

  1. In a medium pan, bring 2 cups of lentils with 3 cups of water to the boil. Drain and add fresh water and let it come to a boil again. As soon as it comes to the boil again, your lentils will be ready (Check them to see if they need more time).
  2. In a small bowl, stir thoroughly together the olive oil, tahini, orange juice, lemon juice, zest, salt and pepper to taste.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the lentils, carrots, sweetcorn, pickled cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers and olives. Mix well and add the dressing.
  4. Serve in a large plate and sprinkle on top the feta and mint.
  5. Enjoy!

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