RECIPES

Lentil, cherry tomato and feta salad

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Lentil, cherry tomato and feta salad

Fat-free dressings can be purchased from many supermarkets, so pick your favourite to dress this filling salad.

Each serving provides 165 kcal, 13g protein, 13g carbohydrate (of which 4.5g sugars), 5.5g fat (of which 4g saturates), 4g fibre and 1.2g salt.

Ingredients

  • 50g/1¾oz tinned brown or green lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 50g/1¾oz cucumber, diced
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp fat-free dressing (see tip)
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh mint (optional)
  • 40g/1½oz reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled

Method

  1. Combine the lentils, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, spring onions, dressing and mint, if using, in a small shallow bowl. Crumble the feta over the top and serve.

Recipe Tips

Choose a dressing with 50 calories or less per 100ml/3½fl oz.