All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Cold Lentil Salad
(Salata Faki)
What You Need:            (To Serve: 4)
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  • 1 cup lentils, rinsed
  • 1 onion, studded with 2 cloves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups water
  • cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup minced celery
  • 2 tablespoons minced scallion or onion
  • Crisp lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, quartered

  • How To Cook:
    1. Place lentils, onion, bay leaf, salt, and water in a large, heavy saucepan.

    2. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, or until tender. Drain. Discard onion and bay leaf.

    3. Combine oil, vinegar, and oregano and pour over lentils. Let cool to room temperature and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

    4. When ready to serve, add celery and scallion and toss. Serve in a bowl lined with lettuce. Garnish with tomatoes.

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