Lamb & Lentil Salad

a quick and easy recipe for lamb and lentil salad from mckenzie's foods with lentils
0.5 serve of legumes
Each serve is 100g of legumes. GLNC recommends 2-3 serves each week.

Serves: 4

Difficulty of recipe preparation: Easy

Preparation time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 1/2 cup McKenzie’s French Style Lentils
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tomatoes, deseeded and diced
  • 2 tsps balsamic vinegar
  • 250g frozen or fresh broad beans
  • 1/2 cup fresh continental parsely, coarsly chopped
  • 2 tsps olive oil
  • 400g lamb back-strap or fillets


  1. Cook the lentils as per packet directions. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, place the onion, tomato, vinegar and oil in a bowl. Add the warm lentils and toss to combine. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Cook the broad beans in boiling water until just tender. Drain. Set aside to cool slightly. Add the beans and parsley to the lentil mixture.
  4. Heat a large non-stick fry pan on high heat and spray with olive oil. Cook the lamb for 3-4 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Transfer to a place. Cover loosely with foil and set aside to rest for 3 minutes.
  5. Thinly slice lamb. Divide the lentil mixture amongst plates and top with lamb.

This recipe was kindly supplied by McKenzie’s Foods, please visit the McKenzie’s website for more recipes.

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