Lentil and Feta Salad

Author: Canadian Living

Plain, boring green salads can cost from $2.25 to $3.50 at the local eatery. This one packs more freshness and is a very high source of fibre and an excellent source of iron, vitamin C and folate.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : © CanadianLiving.com

Ingredients

  • 1 can lentils drained and rinsed
  • 1 can black bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 sweet red pepper diced
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled (4 oz/125 g)
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Method

In large bowl, toss together lentils, red pepper, cheese and celery.

In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, garlic and hot pepper sauce; pour over lentil mixture, tossing to coat. (Can be prepared to this point, covered and refrigerated for up to 2 days.)

Stir in cucumber and parsley just before serving.

 

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 582 mg
  • Protein 14 g
  • Calories 269.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 26 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 25 g

%RDI

  • Iron 29.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 95.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 16.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 23.0
  • Vitamin C 105.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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