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Spicy Lentil Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigrette


What better way than to kick start the week with this nutrition packed Spicy Lentil Salad.

I also used a leftover from yesterdays divine recipe to make a blood orange infused vinaigrette. What’s also great is there’s enough left over for a my lunch box tomorrow.

Spicy Lentil Salad with Blood Orange Vinaigerette
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Recipe type: Vegan
  • The Lentil Salad:
  • 400g Brown Lentils
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • 2 handfuls of mixed salad
  • half a cucumber, finely dices
  • 150g Cherry tomatoes
  • 100g Feta finely chopped
  • Half a red chilli, finely chopped.
  • A few sprigs of chopped mint
  • A few sprigs of chopped coriander
  • For the Vinaigrette:
  • 2 freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon finely grated blood orange zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoons whole-grain mustard
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 50ml Olive oil
  • 30ml Balsamic vinegar
  1. Chop all of the vegetables listed for the lentil salad
  2. Add 400g of cooked brown lentils and mix together.
  3. For the vinaigrette, find a small resealable jar
  4. Squeeze the juice of 2 blood oranges
  5. Grate some zest and add
  6. Add the line juice, olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Add the Mustard and mix further
  8. Season to taste.
  9. Toss the salad a few minutes prior to eating in the Vinaigrette.


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    7 July 2016 at 07:26

    […] I had some left over tomatoes from the Lentil salad I made the other day.  I didn’t really want them to go to waste, so  I decided to try and put […]

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