Greek Power Foods - The Lentil
This cold lentil salad will surprise your family and guests not only for it's simplicity but it's flavor profile.
Recipe type: Appetizer or Side Dish
  • 2 cups lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1 cup crumbled feta
  • 1 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped basil
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 2-3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Place lentils in a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Remove and drain. Do not overcook. Pour onto a sheet pan to cool. Place in a salad bowl.
  2. Add crumbled feta, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, ½ cup chopped basil, zest, tomatoes,lemon juice, olive oil and salt and pepper. Gently mix and chill.
  3. Can be served as a salad or a dip with crackers.
Recipe by California Greek Girl at