Summer Lentil Salad

6 servings

yield

30 mins

time

For the Dressing:

1/2 Shallot

White wine vinegar

1 clove garlic, minced

2 medium tomatoes, ripe

3 tbsp olive oil

1 sprig Rosemary, minced

1/4 tsp salt

For the Salad:

3/4 cup Green Lentils

2 cobs Corn

1 Cucumber

1/2 Red Bell Pepper

1/2 Yellow Bell Pepper

1/2 Orange Bell Pepper

1 tbsp Parsley

Black Pepper

Salt ​

ingredients

method

  1. Bring two pots of water to a boil; add corn to the first and lentils to the second. Reduce the lentils to a simmer.

  2. Chop your cucumber and bell peppers to the same size

  3. Take your corn out once done (approx 7 minutes) and put in a bowl of cold water to cool. Shuck it.

  4. Once cooked, allow the the lentils to cool. Then add lentils, corn, cucumber, bell peppers and chopped parsley to a bowl.

  5. Chop shallots finely and combine with white wine vinegar and leave for 5 minutes to macerate

  6. Add olive oil , garlic, and rosemary to the shallots.

  7. Slice the top of your tomatoes, hold the grater and the tomato over the bowl and grate the tomatoes in. Do not grate the skin

  8. Add salt in then whisk your vinaigrette

  9. Drizzle the vinaigrette over salad.

  10. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Serve

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