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Greek-Flavored Lentil Salad with Tofu “Feta”

Greek Flavored Lentil Salad with Tofu "Feta"

This hearty, Greek-inspired cold dish of lentils, tomatoes, olives, and tofu “feta” is easy enough to make for everyday meals, and impressive enough to serve on special occasions. It’s a nice dish to bring to potlucks, as well. Photos by Evan Atlas.

Greek-Flavored Lentil Salad with Tofu “Feta”
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Recipe type: Lentil salad
Cuisine: Vegan / Healthy
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Serves: 6 to 8
 
This hearty, Greek-inspired cold dish of lentils, tomatoes, olives, and tofu “feta” is easy enough to make for everyday meals, and impressive enough to serve on special occasions.
Ingredients
  • 1 recipeTofu “Feta”
  • 3 cups cooked brown, green, or black lentils (from about 1½ cups raw),
  • or two 15-ounce cans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium bell pepper, any color, diced
  • 2 medium flavorful firm tomatoes, diced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons lemon juice, to taste
  • Chopped fresh dill to taste
  • Chopped fresh mint to taste
  • ½ cup sliced or halved pitted Kalamata olives
Instructions
  1. Prepare the Tofu “Feta” as directed in the linked recipe.
  2. Combine the Tofu “Feta” with the remaining ingredients in a serving bowl and let stand for 20 to 30 minutes before serving, to allow the flavors to blend.

 

 

Greek Flavored Lentil Salad with Tofu "Feta" recipe

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Donna
    June 11, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    Didn’t have any tofu so had to skip the “feta” – but I did have a fresh pineapple that needed to be eaten. Added some – fabulous!

    • Reply
      Nava
      June 16, 2015 at 11:48 am

      What a great idea, Donna. That’s why we like to present recipes that are totally flexible.

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