Warm Lentil Salad With Smoked Mozzarella

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 30 minutes
  • 2 servings

Why don’t you try this warm lentil salad with smoked mozzarella and arugula? This is one of your best options in case you’re trying to eat healthily… and also enjoy the taste. While we are at it let’s make things more interesting by adding some fennel, too!

Ingredients Needed for Warm Lentil Salad With Smoked Mozzarella

    2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
    1 red onion, chopped
    1 small fennel bulb
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 teaspoon dried tarragon
    ½ teaspoon chili flakes
    ¼ cup vegetable stock
    1 cup French lentils, cooked
    4 sun-dried tomatoes, drained and sliced
    2 tablespoons of red wine vinegar
    2 ounces of smoked low moisture mozzarella, cubed
    3 ounces of arugula
    fresh parsley (optional)

How to Make Warm Lentil Salad With Smoked Mozzarella

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet. Add the onion and cook it until soft.
  2. Add the fennel, garlic, tarragon, chili flakes, and vegetable stock. Simmer until fennel is tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the cooked lentils, sun-dried tomatoes, salt, red wine vinegar, and mozzarella cubes. Stir and cook for a few more minutes.
  4. Serve on a bed of arugula and garnish with fresh parsley, if you want.

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