Lentil & Havarti Salad

A scrumptious, sunny salad that makes a wonderful flavourful dish.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 30 min - 40 min
Yields 4 servings
lentil havarti salad

Ingredients

  • Salad
  • 1 cup (250 mL) dried green lentils or dried brown lentils
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) red onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1 cup (250 mL) halved cherry tomatoes
  • 5 oz (150 g) Canadian Havarti cheese diced small
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh thyme finely chopped
  • Dressing
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) white wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Cook lentils in 4 cups (1 L) of water with salt and bay leaf until tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Drain and chill.

Mix dressing ingredients together.

Combine lentils with remaining salad ingredients. Toss with dressing and serve.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 474 Calories
Protein: 26 g
Carbohydrate: 36 g
Fat: 27 g
Calcium: 42 % / 417 mg