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Lentil Salad with Greens, Apples & Almonds

(adapted from cookspiration.com)



  • ½ cup cooked brown or green lentils
  • ½ cup cooked barley or couscous, rice or quinoa
  • 1 clove of garlic crushed
  • 2-3 cups of chopped kale kale will often last in your fridge for longer than fresh lettuce OR ½ package of chopped, frozen spinach (just make sure to let it thaw then squeeze the extra water out)
  • 1 apple diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • ½ cup feta cheese optional


  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp regular white vinegar or rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients (except the almonds)
  2. In a separate bowl prepare the dressing by whisking together canola oil, lemon juice, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Pour over the salad and toss to combine. Top with almonds just before serving.