Lentil Salad


Salad ingredients 

  • 400g can brown lentils, drained and rinsed 
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill 
  • ½ cup walnuts, raw or lightly toasted to your liking 
  • ½ cup halved cherry tomatoes 
  • 250g low fat ricotta (or cottage cheese or goat cheese if preferred) 
  • 4 spring onions thinly sliced 
  • 250g baby spinach 

Dressing Ingredients  

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard seeds 
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice 
  • 1 tbsp olive oil  

Prep time

15 minutes

Cooking time

30-40 minutes


Makes 2 Serves



  1. Combine the spring onion, dill and lentils in a serving bowl 
  2. Add half of the ricotta and gently mix through  
  3. Add the spinach leaves, cherry tomatoes and the remaining ricotta 
  4. Prepare the dressing by whisking the mustard, lemon juice and oil 
  5. Dress the salad and top with walnuts