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Lentil tomato salad in a bowl with chives
5 from 4 votes

5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad

5 minute, 4 ingredient healthy lentil salad packed with flavor and protein! Perfect for quick lunches, snacks, and road trips.
Author: Kaitlin - The Garden Grazer
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Vegan
Servings: 4 side servings


  • 15 oz. can lentils
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar (or white balsamic vinegar)
  • 1/8 cup chives (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Optional additions: olive oil, basil, parsley, etc.


  • Rinse and drain lentils. Halve/quarter cherry tomatoes. Slice chives.
  • Add all ingredients to a small bowl and toss to combine. Salt to taste, and adjust vinegar if necessary.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate in a covered container to let flavors develop more.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Potassium: 514mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 4mg