RECIPE: Lentil and Feta Salad

roselin32February 24, 2008

Here is a recipe I was asked for:

Lentil and Feta Cheese Salad

1 1/2c lentils

1 bay leaf

1/2 tsp basil

2 cloves garlic, one whole, one crushed

1/2c diced celery

1 small onion chopped

1/2 c chives, chopped

3/4c crumbled feta cheese

6T olive oil

3T wine vinegar

1/8 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

Rinse lentils. Put in saucepan with enough water

to cover. Add bay leaf, basil, and one clove garlic. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add celery and onion, cover and simmer til lentils are tender.

Drain and discard bay leaf and garlic clove.

Put lentils, celery and onions in a serving bowl. Add chives and feta cheese.

Mix remaining ingredients in a jar and shake til well blended.

Pour over lentil salad and toss. Let stand for 2 hours at room temp tossing

occasionally before serving.

Source: Sensational Salads

RL`

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jimtex

Roselin, when I saw your post I almost didn't read it because it sounded weird. I'm glad I did read it because I just made some and it's really, really good. Thanks for the recipe.
James

    Bookmark   February 25, 2008 at 2:48PM
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tansy_moon

I think this sounds delicious, and it is a welcome change from the heavy recipes loaded with calories, and lacking fiber usually seen on this forum. I will definitely try it (though will cut back on the oil!)

    Bookmark   March 3, 2008 at 10:11AM
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roselin32

James, glad you liked it.........it is really nice in the summertime.
RL~

    Bookmark   March 19, 2008 at 9:26PM
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