Beetroot, lentil & goat’s cheese salad

This winning combo has layers of earthy flavours rounded off with creamy goat’s cheese and it'll give you a whopping 14g of gut-loving fibre per portion.

Dinner, Lunch

Overall rating | 4 Ratings

Beetroot, lentil and goat’s cheese salad


2 x 250g pouches of cooked puy lentils 4 large cooked beetroots, cut into wedges 20 sundried tomato halves, preserved in oil, roughly chopped


2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tsp honey, or sweetener of choice 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


60g leaves of choice (e.g. spinach, rocket, watercress) 160g goat’s cheese, crumbled 60g hazelnuts, roughly chopped


Step 1

Add the lentils, beetroot and sundried tomatoes to a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Whisk together the dressing ingredients before pouring over the lentils and veg in the bowl. Let the dressing marinate the ingredients for at least 5 minutes (ideally 30 minutes if you have the time) while you prep the toppers.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 180c/160c fan/gas mark 4.

Step 4

Place the blanched hazelnuts on a baking tray and bake for 5 minutes until golden. Set aside to cool, then chop roughly.

Step 5

On a large serving tray, plate the green leaves, followed by the marinated mix. Top with goat’s cheese and the hazelnuts. Toss before serving – yum!

Step 6

Alternatively, for lunch on the go, grab a glass jar then add the marinated mix first, followed by the goat’s cheese, hazelnuts and leaves to prevent them getting soggy. Give it a good stir before digging in.

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August 8, 2022 @ 3:35 pm

Thanks - glad you enjoyed!

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August 8, 2022 @ 3:32 pm

So great to hear the whole family is enjoying the gut love!

Mike F

July 7, 2022 @ 2:17 pm

Tastes great. Popular with 3 generations of the family. Worked well for packed lunch too!

Lynn Binns

June 6, 2022 @ 7:09 pm

This is a very tasty salad with delicious flavours that’s very quick to make.

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September 9, 2021 @ 9:49 am

Serves 4 :)

Natalia Cortes

September 9, 2021 @ 3:53 am

Would love to know how many servings? 2 or 4?


August 8, 2021 @ 3:42 pm

Made this today for lunch. It was absolutely delicious but I used organic feta rather than goat's cheese as there's no Soil Association Organic Goat's Cheese available (I choose SA Certified Organic dairy products for welfare reasons).