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Orzo, Lentil & Feta Salad

Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Total time: 45 Minutes

Servings: 3-4

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    1¼ cups orzo pasta

    6 tbsp olive oil, divided

    ¾ cup dry red lentils, rinsed and drained

    1/3 cup red wine vinegar

    3 cloves garlic, minced

    ½ cup olives, pitted and chopped

    1½ cups feta cheese, crumbled

    1 small red onion, diced

    ½ cup fresh dill, chopped

    salt and pepper to taste


Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add pasta and cook until al dente, about 8 to 10 minutes; drain. Transfer pasta into a large bowl and mix in 1 tbsp olive oil. Cover and refrigerate until cool.
  2. Place lentils into a small saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil. Cover, and simmer over low heat until lentils are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  3. Combine the remaining olive oil, vinegar, and garlic in a small bowl.
  4. Remove pasta from refrigerator; add lentils, oil mixture, olives, feta cheese, red onion and dill. Stir until thoroughly blended. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for at least two hours.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 125 g
  • Per serving:
  • Calories 328
  • Total Fat 21 g
  • Cholesterol 31 mg
  • Carbohydrates 24 g
  • Dietary Fibre 5 g
  • Sugar 2.2 g
  • Protein 13 g
  • Sodium 542 mg
  • Potassium 275 mg
  • Folate 8%