Puy lentil, red onion and herb salad

  • serves 8
  • Easy

Hearty and healthy, Puy lentils make the best simple salad tossed in a lemon and cumin dressing with fresh herbs. A quick recipe to make after work.



  • red onion 1 small, halved and finely sliced
  • lemons 2, juiced
  • golden caster sugar 2 tsp
  • ground cumin 1 tsp
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • Puy lentils 300g
  • coriander small bunch, leaves picked
  • parsley small bunch, leaves picked


  • Step 1

    Put the onion in a bowl with the lemon juice, sugar, cumin and garlic. Toss and leave to marinate for 10 minutes. Cook the lentils until just tender, rinse and drain. Toss with the onion mix, season well then add the herbs and toss again.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 123
  • Carbs 20.7g
  • Protein 9.4g
  • Fat 0.8g
  • Salt 0.02g
  • Fibre 3.5g