Lentil, tomato and goat’s cheese salad

Lentil, tomato and goat’s cheese salad
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Hands-on time 10 min, simmering time 25 min

A filling salad recipe made with puy lentils, goat’s cheese and tomatoes. The best thing is that all the ingredients can be bought for under £5.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
417kcals
Fat
19.6g (8.1g saturated)
Protein
24.6g
Carbohydrates
35.8g (6.5g sugars)
Fibre
9.7g
Salt
0.6g
Calories
417kcals
Fat
19.6g (8.1g saturated)
Protein
24.6g
Carbohydrates
35.8g (6.5g sugars)
Fibre
9.7g
Salt
0.6g

Ingredients

  • 250g puy lentils
  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1 red or white onion
  • Large bunch fresh basil
  • 2½ tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 150g goat’s cheese

Method

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the lentils and simmer for 25-30 minutes until tender but still with some bite.
  2. Meanwhile, roughly chop the tomatoes and put them in a large bowl with all their juices. Finely chop the onion, then add to the tomatoes. Roughly tear half the basil leaves and add to the mixture, then use your hands to squeeze everything together and release the juices. Mix in the sherry vinegar and oil with a spoon, then season with salt and pepper.
  3. When the lentils are cooked, drain and rinse under cold water until they’re just warm. Stir through the tomato mixture, then transfer to a large serving plate. Crumble over the goat’s cheese and scatter with the remaining basil leaves. Taste, season and serve.

Subscribe

Fancy getting a copy in print?

Subscribe to our magazine

Rate & review

Rate

Reviews

Share a tip

Or, how about...?

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Savoury tarts

Goat’s cheese and onion tart

This vegetarian goat’s cheese and onion tart makes a tasty treat. Delicious served with salad,...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Goat's cheese recipes

Quick goat’s cheese and broccoli pasta

A quick and easy pasta recipe that’s made with crumbly goat’s cheese, broccoli, pine nuts...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Vegetarian Christmas canapé recipes

Beetroot and goat’s cheese cups

These great-tasting, no-cook canapés are quick to assemble at the last minute, suitable for veggies...

Save recipe icon Save recipe icon Save recipe

Goat's cheese recipes

Goat’s cheese and red pepper tart with chicory

You don’t need to stick to this goat’s cheese and red pepper tart recipe, you...

Subscribe to our magazine

Subscribe to delicious. magazine for HALF PRICE

Subscribe

Join our newsletter

Packed with menu ideas, recipes, latest competitions and more...

We treat your data with care. See our privacy policy. By signing up, you are agreeing to delicious.’ terms and conditions. Unsubscribe at any time.