In this French lentil salad, garlic-infused green lentils are served warm garnished with hard-boiled eggs, goats cheese, chopped almonds and parsley. It’s perfect as a hearty lunch of supper for two.

French Lentil Salad
(© Love Celery)
French Lentil Salad
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Nutrition Facts
French lentil salad with hard boiled eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 874 Calories from Fat 522
% Daily Value*
Fat 58g89%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 187mg62%
Sodium 308mg13%
Potassium 1132mg32%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 20g83%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 5896IU118%
Vitamin C 15mg18%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

French lentil salad with hard boiled eggs

A hearty warm salad for two
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: French
Servings: 2
Calories: 874kcal


  • Frying pan


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 3 stalks celery finely diced
  • 1 large carrot finely diced
  • 400 g tinned cooked green lentils rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 eggs, hardboiled to your liking peeled and halved
  • 100 g goat cheese
  • 30 g roasted salted almonds roughly chopped
  • Small handful flat leaf parsley chopped


  • Heat one tablespoon of olive oil in deep frying pan or casserole, add the onion, celery, carrot and garlic and cook until softened. Turn off the heat, add the lentils, stir through and set to one side. 
  • Make a dressing by shaking together the lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, honey and seasoning in a jar and then add the dressing to the warm pan and stir through.
  • Divide the mixture between two bowls, top with two halves of egg, some crumbled goats cheese, almonds and chopped parsley and serve.


Calories: 874kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 308mg | Potassium: 1132mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 5896IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 9mg

Recipe courtesy of Love Celery


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