Lemony Lentil Salad
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Young M. September 3, 2022
Love this salad. However, it loses some of its flavour next day. So I add white wine vinegar and more olive oil.
rosie F. March 15, 2014
Really nice! Added some chopped and toasted almonds and a little lemon zest to lift it a bit.
biennourri September 18, 2012
This was great. I love the texture of the couscous and the cauliflower together. My kids (2 and 5) really liked it too!
Cinnamin September 13, 2012
I'm south Indian and make a lot of lentil salads at home...they're so light and refreshing for summer! We usually make a tempered version, but the couscous, feta and cauliflower in this one really make it a complete meal by itself! Great recipe
RoastedBeet September 8, 2012
So delicious! I've now made it twice, serving it both times with fish -- pan-fried flounder and grilled salmon. Then I scarfed up the leftovers for lunch.
elizabethames August 2, 2012
Thanks for this recipe, nicolecooks! I made it this morning, and already I suspect it will be in heavy rotation this summer (if I can wake up early enough to bear such a hot oven on these humid days). I used toasted Israeli couscous--such a nice texture with lentils.
Alamobecky April 3, 2012
I found it much easier and faster to pan roast the cauliflower on the stove. I added broccoli as well. I enjoyed this dish but will be experimenting with some "stronger" dressings. The acid to oil balance was too weak and I ended up adding red wine vinegar to get more of a punch. I also added some pistachio nuts for crunch. This is a good base recipe from which to start and just add whatever appeals at the moment ... cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives, etc.
bugbitten September 16, 2011
Thank you, I'll try this for friends next week. I can only think that the minced garlic goes raw into the lemon dressing, so I'll do that. This recipe reminds me of many the Indian curry with cauliflower, potatoes and chickpeas, which is always a huge hit. I've been known to get out the blowtorch to make sure the cauliflower gets the proper singe, but 425 should do it.
jessicad July 12, 2011
Delicious! Next time I will halve the amount of couscous and lentils, though, as my cauliflower shrunk down so much when roasted. I also added some chopped dry roasted almonds for texture.
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