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Spiced Pumpkin Feta Lentil Salad

Spiced Pumpkin Feta Lentil Salad

Quick, easy and delicious a great way to use up leftover squash, lentils, greens and feta.

  • Total Time: 15min
  • Serves: 4


  • 1 1/4 cups pumpkin, cubed.
  • 1 can of green lentils, drained
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 lemon
  • Handful of arugula leaves
  • 1 heaping cup feta, cubed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder (optional - to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • Olive oil


  1. Roughly dice the onion and fry in olive oil on a medium-low heat until translucent.
  2. Add pumpkin and spices. Mix well and cook for 5-6 mins, until pumpkin begins to get soft, but not mushy.
  3. Add leaves to pan and stir for 1 minute.
  4. Add lentils and the juice from the lemon and stir gently until heated through and well combined.
  5. When hot, add cubed feta and grate in half of the lemon zest.
  6. Season to taste.
  7. Serve either hot or cold.