Looking for a tasty light lunch? This recipe will fill the bill.
Or if you prefer, you can make it heartier by adding 1-2 chopped hard-boiled eggs or 3 oz of tuna to boost the protein level.
Fast & Easy Lentils with Cherry Tomatoes
(makes 4 servings)
- 15 oz. (425 g) can lentils, rinsed and drained
- 1½ cups (225 g) cherry tomatoes, quartered
- 1 carrot, chopped
- Juice of 1 large lemon
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- ½ tsp sea salt (or to taste)
- 2-3 Tbsp basil or parsley leaves, chopped
Place the lentils, cherry tomatoes, and carrot in a medium-sized bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil until well combined. Whisk in the salt and taste, adding more if necessary.
Pour the dressing over the lentil mixture and mix well. Gently stir in the parsley. Serve and enjoy!