Sweet red lentil and vegetable salad

Source: My imagination

This tastes surprisingly good, especially when it’s cold. Good as a barbecue salad or a pre-made dish.


  • red lentils

  • vegetable broth

  • eggplant

  • zucchini

  • cherry tomatos

  • olive oil

  • pepper

  • some flavouring sauce (soy sauce, sesame oil, )

  • (optional) sesame seeds

  • (optional) honey


  • Cook the lentils firm to the bite according to package instructions, don’t forget to add vegetable broth to the water.

  • Cut eggplant and zucchini to big, but eatable slices. Marinate in olive oil, pepper and the flavouring sauce.

  • Heat remaining marinade in a pan. When hot, add eggplant and zucchini and fry until golden brown.

  • Add cherry tomatos.

  • Add some sesame seeds, maybe some more oil or honey. Cover to capture heat.

  • Drain lentils, season to your liking. Maybe add some honey to give it a sweet taste.

  • Combine lentils and vegetables in a bowl. Cool down.

  • Serve with some sprinkles of sesame and some honey on top.