Total Time
Prep 40 mins
Cook 0 mins

A wonderful alternative to standard lentils. Great flavor!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place lentils in water. Bring to a boil. Cook until lentils are tender, yet still have some firmness (about 15-20 minutes).
  2. Drain & rinse to cool.
  3. Mix together oil, vinegar, mustard, salt, sugar, basil, oregano, garlic, pepper & 2 Tbs water.
  4. Add remaining ingredients to the lentils. Stir in the dressing.
  5. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to allow flavors to mix. Serve cold.


Most Helpful

This is a great lentil salad that will be great to take to work for lunch and fits into my diet. I cheated and used Trader Joe's pre-cooked lentils and also decreased the olive oil by 1 T just to lighten it up a bit more. Thank you!

Carianne April 30, 2011

Super yummy! Loved all the flavors and textures in this salad. It really gets better the longer it chills. This makes a great lunch or side dish. I enjoyed this on a bed of baby spinach. Thanx for sharing!

*Parsley* March 07, 2011

I liked this recipe, but my kids and husband did not. They were not fond of the vinegar flavor. I might make it for our family bbq's since it is a cold dish that would not have to be refrigerated like a mayo based one would. I know the in-laws would appreciate it since we've had other dishes with vinegarette.

DbKnadler February 04, 2008

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