Tomato and Lentil Salad

Tomato and Lentil Salad
Tomato and Lentil Salad

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

60

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    cup small green lentils

  • 2

    cloves garlic, peeled

  • 2

    tsp lemon zest plus 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 2

    TBS olive oil

  • 2

    cups cherry tomatoes, quartered

  • 3/4

    cup sliced scallions (use pale green and white parts only)

  • 1/4

    cup fresh basil, chopped

  • 1/4

    cup fresh dill, chopped

  • 1

    ear fresh corn, kernels cut off the cob

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1) Combine the lentils, garlic and 4 cups water in a lrg heavy pot. Bring to a boil and reduce to simmer. Simmer until the lentils are soft, about 15 mins. Drain the lentils, discarding the garlic cloves and set aside to cool to room temperature. 2) In a mixing bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil until combined. Add the tomatoes, scallions, basil, dill, corn and cooled lentils. Season with salt and pepper. Add the lemon zest and toss to combine, making sure everything is evenly incorporated. 3) Serve cold or at room temperature. This dish can be made 1 day ahead.

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