Lentil, bean and kale salad

Lentil, bean and kale salad

A simple, summery salad made with store cupboard ingredients. You can always swap the dried ingredients for tinned or jarred ingredients for fresh, if you have them.


  • 100g/3½oz dried brown, green or red lentils (or use tinned)
  • 100g/3½oz dried black-eyed or haricot beans
  • 8 sun-dried tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • handful green or black olives from a jar, roughly chopped
  • handful fresh flatleaf parsley, torn (or other soft herb, such as mint)
  • 80g/3oz kale, stalks removed and chopped (or other leafy greens, such as spinach or spring greens)

For the dressing