Warm salad with spinach and lentils

Warm salad with spinach and lentils

Today, I had a fridge full of half-eaten vegetables. I am not great with left-overs, so I’m on a mission to be better at using up food that I have in the fridge instead of always shopping for more. This is what I had in my fridge today, but you can use whatever you have in yours. I would always use lentils, spinach and chili, apart from that- knock yourself out! 😉



Chop finely and fry quickly in a pan:

  • red onion
  • garlic
  • carrot
  • zucchini (squash) – put half in the pan now, save the other half for later
  • yellow pepper

Add to the pan just before serving:

  • cherry tomatoes, halved
  • lentils, cooked and rinsed
  • spinach
  • the other half of the zucchini, finely chopped

Fry for a few seconds- until the spinach has just wilted. The zucchini should be crunchy!

  • Soy sauce
  • a little bit of Mango Chutney
  • lime juice
  • coriander, chopped
  • salt and pepper

Mix, taste and pour over the salad.

warm lentil salad

Today, served with grilled chicken, but is just as good on it’s own, or with fish or good bread.



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