I’m so glad you found this recipe because it’s hands down one of my absolute favorite dishes on my blog. And it’s also my most popular recipe on Pinterest, so many of you agree with my sentiment.
This Greek Lentil Power Bowl has a variety of different ingredients for a bunch of flavors in each bite. But the best part is that the lentils are the only thing that are actually cooked! That means this comes together really quickly and is great for meal prepping all your lunches (or dinners) in advance. Plus, all of these veggies are hearty and won’t get soggy if prepared in advance.
Not to mention that lentils are a protein-rich and gluten-free pulse, with 9 grams of protein in ½ cup cooked. So go ahead and whip this up and let me know what you think!
Greek Lentil Power Bowl
- 1 cup dried lentils
- 2 cup water
- 1/4 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1/2 cup sliced cucumber
- 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup chickpeas, washed and drained
- 1/4 cup crumbled feta
- Salt and pepper to taste
Combine the lentils, water and salt in a pot, and bring to a boil. Once boiling, cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for 35-40 minutes or until the water is absorbed.
While the lentils cook, combine the Greek yogurt, dill, lemon juice and honey in a small bowl. Stir with a spoon, and set aside.
When the lentils are cooked, place them in a large bowl. Top with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, chickpeas, feta and Greek yogurt dressing. Season with salt and pepper.