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Lentils and Peas with Salsa Verde and Hummus

This is one of my favourite go-to comfort dishes! The salsa verde gives the hearty lentils and peas such a fresh taste and the hummus, well the hummus goes with absolutely everything – if I could have it with desserts, I would! Serve this one on its own or part of a bigger meal, share it or save it for the next day, it’s a really versatile recipe!

  • Cuisine: Salads
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Servings: Makes 6 good portions
  • Allergens: The sesame in the hummus!
  • Requires: Chopping board, knife, large saucepan, large mixing bowl, blender, spoon and sieve
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Ingredients

For the salad:

  • 200g of green lentils
  • 400g of frozen garden peas 
  • 2 cloves of garlic 
  • 1 whole red onion
  • 3 bell peppers (red, orange, yellow)
  • 4 whole spring onions
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 1 whole cucumber
  • 1 medium carrot

For the salsa verde dressing:

  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 20g of capers
  • 1 teaspoon of dijon mustard
  • Juice of one lemon 
  • 10ml of white wine vinegar
  • 50g fresh basil
  • 50g fresh parsley 
  • 50g fresh coriander
  • 20g fresh sage 
  • 20g fresh mint
  • 20ml cold-pressed rapeseed oil 
  • 100ml of water

For the Hummus:

  • Please find my hummus recipe here: https://jayhalford.com/smoked-paprika-hummus/

Method

For the Salad:

  • Defrost the peas and boil in the large saucepan for 2 minutes then drain
  • Cook the green lentils in the same pan by boiling for 8minutes, drain and cool. 
  • Finely dice all of the veg (peppers, cucumber, carrot, onions, garlic and celery) into a large mixing bowl and mix together with the peas and lentils
  •  Make the salsa verde and lightly dress the contents of the bowl and drizzle some over the top once its served too and finish with a dollop of hummus

For the salsa verde:

  • Place all of the ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend. Leaving it with a nice bit of texture and not smooth. 

For the Hummus:

  • Please find my hummus recipe here – https://jayhalford.com/smoked-paprika-hummus/

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Author Jay Halford

I am a health-conscious chef specializing in plant-based cuisine that incorporates juice programmes, food programmes, online cooking courses, recipes and educational resources that inspire the pursuit of a healthier way of living. I believe that your diet is supposed to be your greatest ally, supporting you to feel strong, look good, think clearly and achieve your goals, nothing less. A consistent healthy plant-based diet does that 100% - and I am committed to helping you experience its real healing power so that once you discover it, you'll never want to look back.

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