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French Lentil Salad

Cuisine French

Ingredients

  • 1 lbs of cooked French Lentils purchased at Trader Joe's in the fridge section produce isle
  • 1 English cucumber diced
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes cut in half (or diced tomatoes work)
  • 2 large carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 Tbsp of Italian parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup of feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 Tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil always use the best you have for dressings
  • Salt / pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine all the vegetables and the feta cheese. No need to mix just yet. Prepare the vinaigrette. You can also use your favorite dressing for this salad. But don't use too much dressing. 4 Tbsp of dressing is enough.
  • Vinaigrette
  • Whisk everything together and pour over the lentil salad. Toss everything until they're all coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to chill and so the flavors get to know each other better!