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RECIPE: Lentil and Feta Salad

16 years ago

Here is a recipe I was asked for:

Lentil and Feta Cheese Salad

1 1/2c lentils

1 bay leaf

1/2 tsp basil

2 cloves garlic, one whole, one crushed

1/2c diced celery

1 small onion chopped

1/2 c chives, chopped

3/4c crumbled feta cheese

6T olive oil

3T wine vinegar

1/8 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper

Rinse lentils. Put in saucepan with enough water

to cover. Add bay leaf, basil, and one clove garlic. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add celery and onion, cover and simmer til lentils are tender.

Drain and discard bay leaf and garlic clove.

Put lentils, celery and onions in a serving bowl. Add chives and feta cheese.

Mix remaining ingredients in a jar and shake til well blended.

Pour over lentil salad and toss. Let stand for 2 hours at room temp tossing

occasionally before serving.

Source: Sensational Salads


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