Lentils, Spinach & Feta

March 8, 2010

Author Notes: I like to think of this as a gourmet Peace Corps meal: cheap, easy, nutritious, but gourmet-like delicious.Loulies

Serves: 4-6 as a side or 2 as a main course


  • 4-5 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • good olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups french green lentils, rinsed
  • chicken or vegetable broth
  • large bunch spinach, washed
  • 1 jar cubed feta in oil and spices, drained
  • juice from 1 lemon
In This Recipe


  1. Saute garlic and onion with olive oil in heavy-bottomed pot. Add lentils and stir for one minute. Cover lentils (one-inch over) with broth and bring to boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook lentils until done. Add spinach, tossing until wilted. Add feta and squeeze lemon juice over.
  2. Serve warm or at room-temperature plain, or over brown or white rice.

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