Mediterranean Lentil Salad

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup dried lentils
1 small onion, chopped
1 quart water
1 small red bell pepper
1 small green bell pepper
1 tomato
3 green onions
1 (2 1/4-ounce) can sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (4-ounce) package crumbled tomato-basil feta cheese


Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a Dutch oven; reduce heat, and simmer, partially covered, 15 to 20 minutes or just until lentils are tender. Drain.

Chop bell peppers, tomato, and green onions; add to lentil mixture. Stir in olives and next 3 ingredients; cover and chill. Sprinkle salad with cheese; serve immediately.