Bowl of lentils with cheese and salad, topped with chutney

Lentil salad recipes

Add extra flavour, bulk and texture to your salads with a serving of lentils. Combine this storecupboard pulse with plenty of veg and protein for a nutritious lunch or side.

16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Pack in three of your 5-a-day with a baked feta and lentil salad, using mango chutney as a glaze for the cheese. An easy veggie supper for two

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
58 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

High in fibre, a good source of iron, vitamin C and it counts as 3 of your 5-a-day - what's not to love about this superhealthy salad?

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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33 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Lentils are a substantial and healthy base to this fresh salad with onion, mango chutney, coriander, greens and tomatoes

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This fresh and vibrant salad makes use of tinned lentils, a store cupboard staple. The result is filling, low-fat and contains all of your five-a-day

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
45 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Quinoa, a protein-rich seed, makes a great substitute for rice or couscous

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this butternut squash and lentil salad for a low-calorie, gluten-free lunch or dinner, or as a side dish. It's easy to make, with just a few ingredients

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
53 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A hearty Asian-style veggie main-course salad, bursting with flavour

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Get four of your 5-a-day in one meal from this steak, beetroot and lentil salad. As well as being super-nutritious, it only takes 20 minutes to make

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A rustic salad of spicy Spanish sausage, storecupboard pulses and sweet beetroot

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

We've put together the ultimate healthy recipe to ease the symptoms of menopause, packed with calcium, folate and iron

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A filling rustic summer salad

15 mins
Easy
39 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A great storecupboard salad, topped with golden brown halloumi and quick, homemade pickled red onion

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Use up leftover poached salmon in this stylish main-meal salad with punchy dressing

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try our salmon, lentil and pomegranate salad for a nutrient-packed supper. It's high in fibre and iron and delivers two of your five-a-day 

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A vibrant and substantial salad for two that's rich in calcium, fibre and 4 of your 5-a-day. With toasted cumin, honey and mustard it's rich in flavour too!

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A lovely, wintry salad using fresh, seasonal ingredients that you can serve warm or cold. Bright beetroot, crunchy hazelnuts and a punchy mustard dressing

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This hearty salad is iron-rich and full of autumn flavours - serve on its own or as a Sunday roast side dish

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

The simplest of salads that's two of your 5 a day. With just 4 ingredients you can create a hearty lentil lunch to keep you going 'til dinner

10 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A rustic, healthy accompaniment to serve alongside main courses like sausages, roast chicken or lamb

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A combination of sweet, sour and nutty ingredients enhance the different varieties of beautiful radish in this recipe

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

A filling salad that can be tailored to your taste, swap the lentils for beans and throw in some extra veg

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A simply stylish salad that will make an impressive dinner party starter this Christmas

45 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.0 out of 5 star rating

This earthy and vegetarian rice pilaf is good for feeding a crowd, so works well on a buffet table

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Impressive looking, but simple to prepare, this lamb cutlet dish is perfect for a speedy mid-week supper party

20 mins
Easy
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