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Black Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese

Difficulty:Easy
Prep Time:10 Minutes
Serves:4
Cook Time:30 Minutes

Ingredients

  • ■   12 oz black lentils
  • ■   shallot
  • ■   extra virgin olive oil
  • ■   sea salt
  • ■   4 oz black pepper

Description

1 cup black lentils 1 medium shallot, diced 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 tsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp coarse sea salt black pepper to taste 2 Tbsp capers 2 Tbsp diced roasted red pepper 1 Tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley 1 Tbsp sliced chives, plus a bit for garnish 2 oz fresh goat cheese fresh salad greens Preparation: Rinse the lentils and place them in a pot of 4 cups of boiling water. Simmer for 5 minutes and add the shallots. Simmer for an additonal 10 minutes or until tender, but with a little resistance “to the tooth”. Drain immediately through a fine strainer and rinse briefly with cool water. Drain again, set aside and allow to cool. In a large bowl, combine the cooled lentils with the olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper. Add the capers, roasted pepper, parsley and chives and toss briefly. Arrange a small amount of salad greens on each plate and mound about a 1/4 cup of the lentil mixture on top of the greens. Crumble a little of the goat cheese over the lentils. Drizzle with a little additional olive oil and sprinkle with a few sliced chives. Recipe and Photo from earthydelightsblog.com

  • 1. Rinse the lentils and place them in a pot of 4 cups of boiling water.
  • 2. Simmer for 5 minutes and add the shallots.
  • 3. Simmer for an additonal 10 minutes or until tender, but with a little resistance “to the tooth”.
  • 4. Drain immediately through a fine strainer and rinse briefly with cool water.
  • 5. Drain again, set aside and allow to cool.
  • 6. In a large bowl, combine the cooled lentils with the olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.
  • 7. Add the capers, roasted pepper, parsley and chives and toss briefly.
  • 8. Arrange a small amount of salad greens on each plate and mound about a 1/4 cup of the lentil mixture on top of the greens.
  • 9. Crumble a little of the goat cheese over the lentils.
  • 10. Drizzle with a little additional olive oil and sprinkle with a few sliced chives.
  • 11. Recipe and Photo from earthydelightsblog.com

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