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Try this Lentil, Beetroot, and Feta Salad Recipe

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Salads are often associated with wellness and are seen as the sensible, healthy option. However, this doesn’t have to mean they’re boring. The joy of a salad is that you can add whichever ingredients you like and create something delicious and satisfying which also happens to be good for you. This lentil, beetroot, and feta salad is the perfect balance of savory, sweet, and salty flavors, and is ideal to make for a tasty and easy lunch.

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Provides 2 servings

  • 1 can of green lentils 
  • 1-2 beetroots
  • 2 cups arugula 
  • 2 scallions 
  • 2 ounces feta cheese 
  • ½ cup walnuts 
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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  1. Roughly chop the arugula and add it to a large salad bowl. 
  2. Peel and trim the beetroots chop into 1-inch pieces and add these to the bowl. 
  3. Finely slice the scallions and add them to the bowl.
  4. Drain and rinse the can of lentils and add them to the bowl. 
  5. Chop the walnuts in half and add them. 
  6. Season to taste with the salt and pepper and give the bowl a good stir.
  7. Pour in the extra virgin olive oil and the balsamic vinegar and mix everything together. 
  8. Divide the salad into 2 bowls. Chop or crumble the feta and scatter half over each bowl. 
  9. Tear the mint leaves up and scatter half over each bowl ready for serving.

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