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Salata Adas (Lebanese Lentil Salad)

In this episode of Come Dine With Me Australia, Harry T makes a delicious and traditional Lebanese Lentil Salad


  • 200 grams green lentils, washed and drained

  • ½ bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped

  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, thinly sliced

  • 3 ripe tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 red onion, quartered and thinly sliced

  • Handful of finely chopped mint

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • Seeds of 1 pomegranate


  • 1.

    Bring lentils to boil in saucepan with 2 cups water. When water begins to boil add another half cup of cold water. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer for 5-10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Drain lentils and set aside to cool

  • 3.

    Chop other ingredients.

  • 4.

    Place parsley, cucumber and tomato, onion, mint and lentils in a bowl. Add lemon juice and pomegranate molasses, olive oil, salt and seeds. Toss gently to combine.

  • 5.

    Garnish with remainder of parsley (few leaves) for the plate decoration.

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