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Recipe: Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets

This healthy lentil salad is great for healthy lunches, picnics and potlucks.

Ingredients

1 pound dry lentils, rinsed and drained
2 1/2 cups water (or more if needed)
3 roasted beets, small chop
1 cup chopped red onion
1 cup currants
4 ounces crumbled goat cheese
1 tablespoon fresh lemon thyme leaves
1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, chopped
salt to taste
Vinaigrette
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon agave
1 teaspoon dried french thyme
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon curry powder

Directions

Prepare lentils to package directions. You want them to be al dente for salads. Cooking for 10-15 minutes is perfect.

Roast the beets with this recipe https://marlameridith.com/recipe/perfectly-roasted-beets/

Notes

I soak my chopped red onions in some lemon juice and water before adding to my salads. It helps make the flavor more mild.

~ Marla Meridith

Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets

Ingredients

Directions

~ Marla Meridith