I think this salad is yummy. The lentils only need to simmer for about 20-30 minutes, and that's why other reviewers didn't like the texture. I add fresh thyme along with basil and parsley, and this time I tossed in some diced raw zucchini, which added nice color and texture. I also use more vinegar than called for and some lemon juice. This salad is best if it sits for a while before serving, and it keeps for a day or two.
Lentil and Herb Salad
Chameleon16 Posted: 06/21/10
bf1000 Posted: 07/11/10
This is a great simple, refreshing summer salad. Love it! You can increase or decrease the vinegar to taste. Make sure to not overcook the lentils; they may need less time than the recipe states.
ekvalencia Posted: 08/30/11
This is a very simple, and tasty recipe - and so good for you. I serve it on a bed of arugula and top it with tomatoes and feta. Fantastic. Add some flank steak and you have yourself a meal.
dec408 Posted: 03/30/14
The LBD of lentil salads, this is about as effortless as it gets. Fantastic as is or you can dress it up by modifying the herbs and adding different veggies. Terrific topping for spinach or other greens for a quick lunch. In all honesty, I hadn't really been a big lentil fan until I tried this recipe, but I found it completely addicting! Thank you to the other reviewers who recommended cooking the lentils for less time; 20 minutes works great for me.