Warm pumpkin and lentils salad

We offer you the recipe for vegetable salad which is healthy and tasty. This warm pumpkin and lentils salad is the ideal variant for those who want to have a nourishing dinner and not to gain weight.


  • 200 g (0,44 lb) lentils
  • 400 g (0,88 lb) pumpkin
  • 50 g (0,11 lb) spinach leaves
  • 200 g (0,44 lb) bryndza
  • 1 tsp herbs
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt – to taste
  • ground black pepper – to taste


Wash and dry spinach leaves. Peel a pumpkin and slice it. Combine the sliced vegetable with herbs and fry the ingredients on 1 tbsp of olive oil. Then add salt and pepper. Mix everything carefully.

Wash lentils and boil them. Chop bryndza.

Let’s cook a sauce. Combine the remaining olive oil and balsamic vinegar. You may add honey if you wish.

Place the spinach leaves on a plate and pour 1/3 of sauce above them. Put the prepared lentils above. Then place the pumpkin and bryndza and season the ingredients with the remaining sauce.

Enjoy your meal!

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