Lentil Chickpea Salad with a Lemon-Mustard Dressing
A hearty, filling dish with a zingy, tangy flavour, this lentil chickpea salad with a lemon-mustard dressing requires no cooking at all and takes just 10 minutes to prepare. It’s crammed with healthy protein, thanks to the legume duo, and contains loads of other nutrient-bursting ingredients to boost your health.
- 8 cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 medium onion
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 handful fresh coriander
- 1/2 cup chickpeas cooked and drained
- 1/2 cup lentils cooked and drained
- 1/2 lemon zest and juice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
Cut the tomatoes into quarters and place in a large salad bowl.
Finely chop the onion, garlic and coriander and add them to the salad bowl with the chickpeas, lentils and lemon zest. Use salad spoons to toss everything together.
To make the dressing, combine the lemon juice, cumin, olive oil, mustard and salt in a small container with a lid. Pop the lid on the container and thoroughly shake to ensure all the dressing ingredients are properly combined.
Drizzle the salad with the dressing and serve.