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Lentil, kale and Feta salad

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1 cup (250 mL) dried brown lentils
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) mustard seeds
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cumin seeds
1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 medium lemon, zest and juice (optional)
2 large kale leaves, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup (60 mL) roasted cashews
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Canadian Feta

Yields: 6 Servings

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  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr
  • Yields 6 Servings

Recipe from Bal Arneson

Perfect for entertaining, this hearty winter salad stars lentils brightened with the tang of feta.

  • Course Main Dishes
  • Prep. Time 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 1 hr
  • Yields 6 Servings

Feta Cheese won in the semi-soft cheese category of the 8th Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.


Ingredients

1 cup (250 mL) dried brown lentils
2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) mustard seeds
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cumin seeds
1 tsp (5 mL) garam masala
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 medium lemon, zest and juice (optional)
2 large kale leaves, chopped
1 cup (250 mL) cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup (60 mL) roasted cashews
1 small red onion, finely chopped
1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Canadian Feta

Preparation

In a saucepan, bring lentils and 8 cups (2 L) water to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 45–60 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool.

To make salad dressing, heat oil on medium heat in a skillet. Cook mustard and cumin seeds, garam masala, salt and pepper for 15 seconds. Let cool and add lemon zest and juice, if desired.

In a large bowl, toss to combine lentils, kale, cherry tomatoes, cashews, onion, Feta and salad dressing. Serve.

Tips

You can use canned lentils; drain and rinse before adding to the rest of ingredients.

Cheese alternatives: Diced Canadian Bocconcini, Cheddar or Havarti

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Feta Cheese won in the semi-soft cheese category of the 8th Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

Feta Cheese won in the semi-soft cheese category of the 8th Canadian Cheese Grand Prix.

Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 395 Calories
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrate: 39 g
Fat: 19 g
Fibre: 6.4 g
Sodium: 392 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 20 % / 224 mg
Folate: 120 %
Thiamin: 40 %
Zinc: 36 %
Vitamin B12: 32 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

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