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Greek Lentil Power Bowl

Dive into the Mediterranean with a Greek lentil power bowl for an easy-to-meal prep healthy dinner recipe (or lunch!) that's tasty, vegetarian, and gluten-free.

free from: gluten, soy, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, egg, shellfish (dairy-free if omitting feta)

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 bowls
Calories 372 kcal

Ingredients

For the Salad:

  • 1/2 cup dry lentils
  • 1 cup water (or broth)
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 cup seedless cucumber diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups arugula
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese
  • optional 2 tablespoons chopped kalamata olives

Lemon Olive Oil Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Prepare lentils according to package directions (typically boil 35-40 minutes in a 2:1 liquid to lentil ratio). For added flavor you can cook the lentils in a mixture of low sodium vegetable stock, water, white wine, etc.
  2. Bowls can be assembled warm or cold. Place 1/2 cup of cooked lentils in the bottom of the bowl and top with chopped vegetables and feta.
  3. Whisk dressing ingredients together and pour over lentil power bowls.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition information calculated cooking lentils in water, not broth. Nutritional content will vary.

Nutrition Facts
Greek Lentil Power Bowl
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 372 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 499mg22%
Potassium 727mg21%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 16g67%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 1465IU29%
Vitamin C 39.1mg47%
Calcium 151mg15%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.