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Lentil quinoa salad with feta cheese is a great summer side dish!

Lentil Quinoa Summer Salad.

Easy and delicious lentil and quinoa salad recipe - this salad is a great dish to bring to a picnic or potluck.
Course Salad
Cuisine Egg Free, gluten free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 340 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke

Ingredients

  • 1 cup lentils picked over and rinsed
  • 1 cup quinoa white or red
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • sea salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, cover lentils with about an inch of water. Bring to a boil; reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook until lentils are tender - about 15-20 minutes. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. In another sauce pan, bring 2 cups water and 1 cup quinoa to a boil. Reduce heat and cover, then cook on low for 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place all ingredients in a large serving bowl. Add more salt and pepper if desired. Serve sprinkled with feta.
Nutrition Facts
Lentil Quinoa Summer Salad.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 340 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 290mg13%
Potassium 645mg18%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 525IU11%
Vitamin C 19.8mg24%
Calcium 172mg17%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.