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Sweet Greek 🇬🇷 Mountain Blend Rice and Lentil Salad

Sweet Greek 🇬🇷 Mountain Blend Rice and Lentil Salad

This recipe is from Sweet Greek “My Shared Table” by Kathy Tsaples

I asked Kathy if I could share this recipe with our customers because I love it, and she kindly said “of course”. If you haven’t been to her shop Sweet Greek at Prahran Market, you should! To say it is a feast on the eyes and palette would be an understatement👌🏽

This recipe feeds at least 6 people. 

You can purchase Sweet Greek Cook Book in store,  or online here

Enjoy! 

Ingredients

Dressing

Method

  • Gently sauté the onion in the olive oil until translucent
  • Add all of the rice and coat with the olive oil and onions. 
  • Cook for a further 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the stock, stir well, cover with a lid and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes, until the water is absorbed.
  • To cook the lentils, put them in a saucepan with one cup of water and simmer until cooked. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  • To assemble the salad, combine the rice, lentils, pomegranate seeds, feta, herbs, and pepita and sunflower seeds in a large bowl.
  • Whisk the dressing ingredients together, pour over the salad and toss well.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning and lemon juice as required. Finish with the extra mint and parsley leaves. 

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