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Lentil & Tomato Salad

This delicious, colorful red lentil salad with cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs, and feta cheese is a great option for a family or friends soirée. The salad goes beautifully with grilled chicken, turkey, or even shrimp. Try it and add some color to your barbecue!

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Overhead view of Lentil and Tomato Salad in a gray bowl on a light blue background
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Lentil & Tomato Salad

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 2
Calories: 845kcal


  • 15 sweet cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ teaspoon sweet paprika powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup red lentils
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 4 tablespoons fresh chives , chopped
  • 4 tablespoons fresh dill , chopped
  • 4 tablespoons parsley , chopped
  • 3 ounces olives , pitted
  • 4 ounces feta cheese


  • Cut the tomatoes in half and place in a large bowl. Add garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, and honey. Season with sweet paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly, cover, and set aside.
  • In two separate bowls, soak red lentils and quinoa in cold water. Set aside for 30 minutes, then rinse and drain. Prepare two small saucepans and cook the lentils and quinoa according to package directions. Drain the lentils and set aside to cool. Fluff the quinoa with a fork and set aside to cool.
  • Add quinoa, red lentils, fresh herbs, and olives to the tomatoes and mix well. Drain and cut the feta into cubes, add to salad, mix gently, and serve.


Nutrition Facts
Lentil & Tomato Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 845 Calories from Fat 450
% Daily Value*
Fat 50g77%
Saturated Fat 13g65%
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 29g
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 1627mg68%
Potassium 1110mg32%
Carbohydrates 75g25%
Fiber 20g80%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 2091IU42%
Vitamin C 54mg65%
Calcium 388mg39%
Iron 8mg44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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