Lentil Salad with Orange Dressing

Lentil Salad with Orange Dressing

Love lentils? So do we! Try them as a salad with this tasty orange dressing.
Servings 6
Total Time 40 mins


  • 300 Grams(11 oz) Green Lentils
  • 2 Shallots
  • 2 Carrots
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 3 Tablespoons Parsley
  • 3 Juice 2 and keep 1 for segments Oranges
  • 2 Tablespoons Sherry Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 branch Thyme
  • Salt and Pepper


This salad is perfect all year long with seared salmon, roasted chicken, and our grilled octopus but also just by itself.

  • Boil the lentils with the bay leaves and the thyme; after 10 minutes add salt and cook until tender. Let rest and cool down.
  • Press 2 oranges and reduce the juice until you have 3 TBS of syrup.
  • In a large bowl, add orange syrup, chopped shallots, chopped parsley, chopped garlic, the carrot in small dices, mustard, vinegar, and oil.
  • Add salt and pepper, whisk well.
  • Drain the lentils, add the lentils to the orange dressing. Keep in fridge 1 hour before serving with the segment of the last orange.


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