Baby beetroot, feta and lentil salad


Looking for a healthy, mouth-watering recipe that combines the earthy sweetness of beetroot with the creamy tanginess of feta and the wholesome nutrition of lentils? Look no further! This article is all about our delectable Baby Beetroot, Feta and Lentil Salad recipe. This salad is not only a treat for your taste buds, but also packs a nutritional punch, making it a perfect choice for health-conscious food lovers.


– 8 baby beetroots (about 500g)
– 1 cup green lentils (200g)
– 100g feta cheese
– 2 cups fresh rocket leaves (50g)
– 1 small red onion
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
– 1 tsp honey
– Salt and black pepper to taste

Time required

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes


Serves 2 

Nutritional Facts 

Per serving:
– Calories: 550
– Proteins: 25g
– Carbs: 60g
– Fats: 25g
– Fibre: 20g


1. Preheat your oven to 180°C (350°F).
2. Wash the baby beetroot thoroughly. Wrap each beetroot in foil and place on a baking tray.
3. Roast the beetroot in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until tender.
4. While the beetroot is roasting, rinse the lentils under cold water.
5. In a saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add lentils, reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until lentils are tender but still have a bit of bite.
6. Drain the lentils and set aside to cool.
7. For the dressing, whisk together olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
8. Slice the red onion thinly.
9. Once the beetroot is roasted, let it cool enough to handle. Then peel off the skin and slice into halves.
10. In a salad bowl, combine rocket leaves, cooled lentils, sliced beetroot, and red onion.
11. Crumble the feta over the top of the salad.
12. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss gently to combine.


1. For a bit of crunch, you can add some toasted walnuts or almond slivers to the salad.
2. You can substitute baby beetroot with regular beetroot, but remember to adjust the roasting time accordingly.

Serving Suggestions

This Baby Beetroot, Feta and Lentil Salad can be enjoyed as a light lunch or as a side dish for dinner. The creamy feta complements the earthy beetroot and lentils, while the tangy dressing ties all the flavours together. Enjoy this salad on its own or pair it with a piece of grilled chicken or fish for a complete meal.

This Baby Beetroot, Feta and Lentil Salad is a perfect example of how healthy food can be delicious and satisfying. At AH7, we believe in creating recipes that are not only good for your body but also a joy to eat. So why wait? Try this Baby Beetroot, Feta and Lentil Salad recipe today and enjoy a dish that’s full of flavour and packed with nutrition.

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