Source: CanolaInfo Virtual Test Kitchen | Category: Salads

Greek Lentil Salad

This is a salad that is repeated over and over at our family functions. The lentils add a delicious twist to your everyday Greek salad.

Greek Lentil Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 cups lentils or black beans, cooked 500 mL
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (red is great!) 125 mL
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cauliflower 250 mL
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley 125 mL
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled 60 mL
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives 125 mL
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice 30 mL
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper 2 mL
  • 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar 15 mL
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp dry crumbled oregano 10 mL
  • 2 tsp dry crumbled parsley or mint 10 mL
  • 2 tsp dry crumbled basil 10 mL
  • 1 tsp Greek seasoning 5 mL
  • 1/3 cup canola oil 75 mL

Instructions

  • 1. Combine salad ingredients. In a separate bowl combine vinaigrette ingredients. Pour over salad mixture. Stir to combine. Tastes even better the next day!

Yield

16 servings

serving size

nutritional analysis

Per Serving

Calories101
Total Fat6 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol4 mg
Carbohydrates9 g
Fiber2 g
Protein4 g
Sodium291 mg