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Smoky Corn and Lentil Salad

Lentils add protein to this colorful salad.

Serves: 6


  • 3 ½ cups corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup cooked green lentils (can use any cooked or canned legume)
  • 1 red bell pepper, small dice
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 small jalapeno, seeds removed and mince
  • 4 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1. Char the corn under a broiler or in a cast iron pan and place in a mixing bowl.

2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Can be served hot or cold.