The Best Lentil Salad

The Best Lentil Salad


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About this recipe: This lentil salad is packed full of flavour and perfect for packed lunches or summer picnics. It's full of fibre, so it's nutritious and delicious.


Serves: 8 

  • 500g lentils
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2-4 stalks celery, chopped
  • 150g chopped walnuts
  • a handful of freshly chopped mint
  • a pinch of salt
  • some freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 4 tablespoons wine vinegar or white balsamic vinegar

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Place the lentils in a saucepan, add salt and pour in enough water to cover the lentils. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes, or until the lentils are al dente (but not mushy).
  2. Drain and set aside to cool completely.
  3. Transfer into a bowl and mix with carrots, celery, walnuts and fresh mint. Add walnut oil, vinegar, salt and pepper and mix well.

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