Brown rice and lentil salad

This salad is a good source of slow-releasing protein that will keep your taste buds satisfied and your belly feeling full for longer.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

Half a cup of brown rice

Half a cup of puy lentils

150grams tender stem broccoli

200grams peas

150grams feta cheese – chopped into cubes

Mint – handful of leaves shredded

4 tbsp olive oil

2tbsp lemon juice

Salt/pepper

Method:

  • Soak the brown rice and lentils in cold water for 10 minutes, and drain
  • Add a pinch of salt to a saucepan of boiling water and boil the rice and lentils for approx. 15 minutes or until tender and drain
  • Add boiling water to the peas and broccoli and leave covered for 5 minutes or until al dente and then drain
  • When the rice and lentils are cooked add to a bowl with the feta, broccoli, peas and mint
  • Add salt and pepper and add the olive oil and lemon juice and mix through.

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