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.

5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A salad that's ideal for winter or summer and is just perfect with lamb

20 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Puy lentils are healthy pulses that keep you fuller for longer - serve with Roquefort, Granny Smith apples, nuts and parsley

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This seasonal salad is packed with contrasting flavours and textures such as crunchy walnuts, hearty Puy lentils and juicy cherries

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A superhealthy salad that makes a satisfying autumn lunch

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

No-cook, no-effort, but you won't miss out on flavour with this vibrant supper for two

25 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Great if you're following a low-cholesterol diet, this fresh plate of greens contains nutty, toasted supergrains and flavoursome lemon and herbs

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Asparagus tips take the leading role in this healthy, seasonal salad with spring onions, cherry tomatoes and salty crumbled cheese

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roast parsnips until sticky and tender, then toss with a lemon and horseradish dressing for a light lunch or weeknight dinner

40 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're planning a posh picnic, this light and tasty salad can be popped into tupperware - pour over the dressing just before serving

30 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Get a healthy dose of folate and fibre in this good for you dish, which uses time saving ready-cooked rice

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Benefit from the slow-release energy of lentils and wholegrains combined with the rich flavour of smoked tofu, paprika and sweet peppers

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Toss spiced lamb merguez sausages, Puy lentils and roasted red onion in a tangy mustard dressing for this earthy dish - 3 of your 5 a day

55 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This exotic spiced salad combines griddled aubergines and lentils, studded with crunchy cashews and juicy pomegranate seeds

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A creamy horseradish, lemon and soured cream dressing lifts smoky mackerel, sweet beetroot, earthy lentils and bitter radicchio to a new level

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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