← Back to Search Results
mediterranean
Lentil and Feta Cheese Salad Recipe-1641

Photo by: Joey DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

There’s something appropriate about pairing feta cheese and lentils—perhaps it’s the mingling of the salty and peppery flavors.

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup green or brown lentils
  • 3 medium firm, flavorful tomatoes, 5 or 6 plum tomatoes, diced
  • 4 to 6 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 to 3 scallion, minced
  • ½ cup natural low-fat vinaigrette
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

1. Rinse the lentils and check them for small stones. Combine in a saucepan with 3 cups water and bring to a simmer. Cover and simmer gently until done but still firm, about 30 minutes. Check frequently toward the end of cooking time to make sure the lentils don’t become over-cooked. Drain any excess water from the lentils, and rinse until cooled.

2. Combine the lentils with the remaining ingredients in a serving bowl and toss together. Serve at once or cover and refrigerate until needed.


© 2001 Nava Atlas
 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information is provided by the author.

Calories: 260
Total fat: 9 g
Protein: 14 g
Carbohydrate: 31 g
Cholesterol: 21 mg
Sodium: 447 mg

 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
food-to-live-by Food to Live By
by Myra Goodman
new-american-table New American Table
by Marcus Samuelsson
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
daves-dinners-a-fresh-approach-to-home-cooked-meals Dave's Dinners: A Fresh App...
by Dave Lieberman
125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
secrets-of-slow-cooking-creating-extraordinary-food-with-your-slow-cooker Secrets of Slow Cooking: Cr...
by Liana Krissoff
the-sushi-experience The Sushi Experience
by Hiroko Shimbo
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?