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Lentil & Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

Lentil & Goat Cheese Salad Recipe.  A fresh Lentil salad with a great combination of flavors. Made with fresh cherry tomatoes, crunchy and sweet bell pepper, tangy goat cheese, spiced up with arugula, scallions and fresh parsley. Serve with a simple honey-vinegar and garlic dressing.


lentil with goat cheese salad

Lentil & Goat Cheese Salad Ingredients:

  • 4 tbsp. Puy lentils
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup arugula
  • 50g goat cheese, crumbled


  • 2 tsp. Olive oil
  • 2 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

Cooking Instructions:

  • Rinse the lentils and put in a medium-size pan.
  • Add the bay leaf and cover with plenty of cold water.
  • Bring to boil, then reduce the heat, and simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender and cooked.
  • Drain the lentils and transfer to a bowl.
  • Add the scallion, bell pepper, parsley, and cherry tomatoes and mix well.
  • To make the dressing, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey and garlic and stir into the lentils.
  • Divide into two plates with a bed of arugula, sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese on top and serve.

About Hanna Joy Curtis

I’m not a chef, I’m just a salad lover, a Filipino food lover. I started eating salads during my college years because I wanted something healthy and something easy to prepare. Here you can find my collection of the Best and Healthy Salad Recipes.

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  1. This salad looks very good! Will be trying this recipe for sure! 🙂

  2. You are making it easy to want to eat more salads!

  3. I had a dinner party yesterday and our first course was this. I had to make some substitutions, like the beans, but it overall the salad was well recieved and got a lot of nom nom nom noises!

  4. This recipe looks great – but I would increase the amount of lentils. Another great option would be feta cheese instead of the goat, but goat is one of my favorites.

  5. Awesome! Love that this is almost animal-free – I guess I could use some vegan cheese instead of the goat cheese, but I’d use more lentils. Thanks!

  6. This looks good. I have a neighbor that makes goat cheese. But I’d have to leave out the peppers or the hubby won’t eat it.

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