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Orange and lentil salad with beef

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This deliciously vibrant no-cook salad is perfect for entertaining. It pairs the earthy of lentils with veggies, bright citrus and succulent roast beef.

  • Serves4
  • Prep time15 minutes
Orange and lentil salad with beef


  • ½ cup (60g) frozen peas
  • 400g can brown lentils, rinsed, drained
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 oranges, zested, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Coles Australian Qukes Baby Cucumbers, peeled into ribbons
  • 200g Coles Australian Beef Corned Silverside or rare roast beef, coarsely torn
  • ½ cup (50g) walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup dill sprigs
  • 80g Coles Finest Tasmanian Goats Cheese, crumbled

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  1. Step 1

    Place the peas in a small heatproof bowl. Pour over enough boiling water to cover. Set aside for 1 min or until heated through. Refresh under cold water. Drain.
  2. Step 2

    Combine lentils, cumin, garlic, orange zest and half the oil in a large bowl.
  3. Step 3

    Arrange the lentil mixture and orange slices on a serving platter. Top with cucumber and beef. Sprinkle with the peas, walnut, onion, dill and goat’s cheese. Drizzle with the remaining oil. Season to serve.