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Quinoa and Lentil Salad

A protein packed quinoa and lentil salad with walnuts, tomatoes and feta cheese.

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Instructions

  1. Cook lentils as per the package instructions.
  2. Once the lentils are started, cook the quinoa as per the package instructions. Add one cube of bouillon to the water before cooking.
  3. While lentils and quinoa are cooking, dice tomatoes and feta in to equal size cubes. Add tomatoes and feta to a bowl.
  4. Mince red onion and parsley and add to the tomato and feta mixture.
  5. Make dressing – whisk together olive oil, red wine vinegar and pepper.
  6. Pour half of the dressing over the tomato and feta mixture. Toss gently to combine – let marinate until quinoa and lentils are ready.
  7. When the quinoa is done – spread on a baking sheet to cool.
  8. When lentils are done, let cool slightly and then combine with quinoa in a a large bowl.
  9. Pour remaining dressing over quinoa and lentil mixture. Add walnuts and toss to combine.
  10. Gently add the tomato and feta mixture to the quinoa and lentil mixture and toss (gently) to combine.