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feta salad with lentils, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn in a bowl
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Simple and Fast Lentil and Feta Salad

This simple and quick Lentil and Feta Salad is made with cucumbers, juicy grape tomatoes, red onion, corn, and bell pepper for a high protein, nutrient-packed salad hearty enough to make a meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Greek
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 110.5kcal
Author: Anjali Shah

Ingredients

  • 16 oz package steamed brown lentils like the kind from Trader Joe's
  • 1 english cucumber diced
  • 1 box of grape tomatoes sliced thin
  • ½ red onion diced
  • ½ cup fresh or steamed corn
  • ½ red or yellow pepper diced (you could use the whole pepper if you want too!)
  • 4 oz Feta Cheese Crumbles
  • Lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt more to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Toss and season to taste.
  • Enjoy!

Video

https://youtu.be/Z1XZ9K35KDs

Notes

Recipe Variations
  • Garlic: Add some minced garlic to kick the flavor up a notch. 
  • Jalapenos: If you like a little bit of heat, go ahead and add in a diced jalapeño.
  • Lime Juice: If you find yourself out of lemon juice; you can also use lime juice. 
  • Red Pepper Flakes: Another great way to add in some extra heat is by sprinkling some red pepper flakes over top. 
  • White Beans: Don’t have lentils? Try white beans instead. Be sure to drain and rinse your beans if using canned. 
Top Tips For Making Feta Salad
  • When dicing the vegetables, try to make them uniform in size. It makes the feta salad easier to eat when the cuts are the same size. 
  • If you don’t have access to grape tomatoes, you can swap them for cherry tomatoes. A sweet tomato enhances the flavor of the salad. 
  • It’s important to use tomatoes that are room temperature instead of cold. This allows them to provide the most flavor possible. 
  • Sprinkle some of your go-to herbs on top like parsley, oregano, or cilantro. Use fresh herbs to give the salad an even more amazing aroma.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will keep for 3-4 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 110.5kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2.5g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Sodium: 365.7mg | Fiber: 4.6g | Sugar: 1.8g