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Marinated Lentil Salad with Spinach & Feta

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Total time: 25 Minutes

Servings: 4-6

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    1 1⁄2 cups (375 mL) green lentils

    1 garlic clove, peeled

    1⁄4 cup (60 mL) extra-virgin olive oil

    1⁄4 cup (60 mL) balsamic vinegar

    salt and pepper, to taste

    2 cups (500 mL) thinly sliced baby spinach

    1-2 cups (250-500 mL) cherry or grape tomatoes, halved

    1⁄2 cup (125 mL) crumbled feta


Directions

  1. Place the garlic and lentils in a medium saucepan and add enough water to cover by an inch or two. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes, until just tender. Drain well and transfer to a bowl, discarding the garlic. While the lentils are still warm, add the oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste.Toss and set aside to cool.
  2. Add the spinach, tomatoes, and feta and toss to combine. Serve immediately or refrigerate until needed.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup (150 mL)
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 280
  • Total Fat 13 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Cholesterol 10 mg
  • Carbohydrates 30 g
  • Dietary Fibre 7 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Sodium 320 mg
  • Potassium 409 mg
  • Folate 4 mcg