Mixed Tomato Salad with Lentils

If you’re looking for a salad that is a little different, delicious, refreshing, but so good you can’t stop eating it, then this mixed tomato salad with lentils is what you need.

Spring is here, which means sunshine, outdoor picnics and BBQ’s with meats galore and salads to boot. This mixed tomato salad with lentils recipe is everything you want in a salad – fresh mint and tomatoes with the crunch of red onion, balsamic vinegar and let’s not forget the goat’s cheese to pull it all together.

The great thing about this recipe is that it is so simple, yet so delicious, and it is so easy to make. You can be versatile with the type of tomatoes you use depending on what your taste is. You can use grape or cherry tomatoes, or even large roma tomatoes. instead of slicing the smaller sized snacking tomatoes. 

This mixed tomato salad with lentils is great paired with your favourite bun or bread roll. It also makes a great snack. I know you’ll enjoy this delicious salad. It doesn’t hurt to have a glass white with this either. Enjoy!

Mixed Tomato Salad with Lentils

4 from 7 votes
Recipe by Dad’s Home Kitchen with Jase Pashley
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

15

minutes

Ingredients

  • 400 can can lentils, rinsed, drained

  • 350 g mixed tomatoes, sliced

  • 100 g goat’s cheese, crumbled 

  • 2 large vine-ripened tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 kumato tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 small red onion, halved, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves

  • 1/2 cup mint leaves

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar

  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  • Place all the tomatoes & the onion on a serving platter. Sprinkle over the lentils, parsley and mint.
  • Put the oil & vinegar in a small bowl. Mix them together. 
  • Drizzle over the salad. 
  • Sprinkle with the goat’s cheese.
  • Salt & pepper to serve. Enjoy!

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8 Comments

  1. I tried this as something to bring to a small family BBQ. It was loved by all.

     
  2. Kassidy

    Great Salad. Great suggestion.

     
  3. Interesting combination but looks really good

     
  4. I have lentils I need to use up! Thanks for the idea.

     

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