Lentil and Goats Cheese Salad


This is a brilliant light starter if you are entertaining – it takes minutes to assemble and tastes divine. Oh and it’s low in fat and calories! 220 kcals and 9.3g per serving.

100g or 4oz canned green lentils, drained (you can use puy lentils simmered for 30 mins if you have the time or the inclination!)
4 spring onions finely sliced
1 red pepper diced
10 cherry tomatoes halved
200g or 8oz rocket
125g or 5oz goats cheese, crumbled *

for the dressing:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablepoons runny honey
1 clove garlic crushed

* use feta for a cheaper alternative if you like

Place the lentils into a bowl and add the onion, pepper and tomatoes and mix well.

Divide the rocket between four plates and top with the lentil mixture. Drizzle the dressing over and sprinkle the goats cheese on top.

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