Autumn Jewel

Tomato and Lentil Salad

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WHOLE: Bowl Food for Balance

By Melissa Delport

Published 2018

  • About

This bowl is a very fresh tasting salad and each bite has crunch and a burst of sweetness from the tomatoes and pomegranate seeds.

It’s also a beautiful dish to brighten up your table.



  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 200


In a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat, mix the lentils and vegetable stock together. Cover and bring to a simmer and cook for 35–40 minutes. If the lentils dry out, top them up with water. You don’t want the lentils to go soft and mushy, but you do want them to cook through, so don’t be shy to taste test while cooking. Remove from the heat and let them cool for 10 minutes.

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