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French Lentil Salad with Feta & Cranberries
Cook Time
30 mins
 
Al dente French lentils make for a perfect light salad. Try it warm or chilled. It's a great dish to take along on a picnic.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 1319 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 cups French green lentils
  • 2 TB extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 TB + 1 tsp champagne vinegar
  • 1 ½ tsp fresh tarragon minced
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 cup thin sliced celery
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta
  • 4 scallions chopped (white & light green sections only ~1/2 cup)
  • ½ cup dried cranberries coarsely chopped
Instructions
  1. Rinse and sort lentils, removing any debris. Place in a large saucepan and cover by a few inches with cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer ~ 30 minutes or until tender. Drain well and cool.

  2. Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, tarragon, mustard, salt, and pepper and pour over lentils. Stir well. Fold in celery, feta, cranberries, and scallions.

Nutrition Facts
French Lentil Salad with Feta & Cranberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1319 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 55g 85%
Saturated Fat 21g 105%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 3739mg 156%
Potassium 2210mg 63%
Total Carbohydrates 156g 52%
Dietary Fiber 43g 172%
Sugars 55g
Protein 60g 120%
Vitamin A 28.1%
Vitamin C 23.3%
Calcium 72%
Iron 98.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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