Lentil, quinoa and feta salad

Low on calories, big on flavour - this summer salad is sure to get you your protein fix.

Lentil, quinoa and feta salad

Packed with protein, this is the perfect salad for leave you feeling full and keeping on track.

Serves 4 Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 15 minutes

Vegetarian Gluten-free

Ingredients

  • 200g quinoa
  • Zest and juice 1 orange
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 400g can Puy or green lentils, rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cucumber, lightly peeled and diced
  • 100g feta cheese
  • 6 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tarragon, roughly chopped

Method

  1. Cook the quinoa until tender before draining and setting aside to cool completely.
  2. While the quinoa is cooling down, heat the oil in a small pan and cook the onion for a few mins until softened.
  3. Add the tarragon and stir before removing from the heat and stirring into the cooked quinoa with the shallot.
  4. Add the spring onions, lentils, feta, cucumber, vinegar, and orange zest and juice to the mixture and stir well.
  5. Once fully combined, chill the mixture well until ready to serve.

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