Boma: Lentils & Hearts of Palm Salad

Lentils & Hearts of Palm Salad

Boma  -  Flavors of Africa, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Yield: 4 servings

2 ounces red onion, diced
2 pounds cooked lentils (cook 20 minutes in salted boiling water)
1 pound cherry tomatoes
1 pound hearts of palm, sliced a quarter inch
1 1/2 cups Sun Dried Tomato Dressing   (see recipe below)
4 ounces goat cheese
1/4 ounce chives
4 ounces toasted almonds
salt and pepper, to taste

Drain the lentils and hearts of palm well. Combine all the salad ingredients and mix gently with the vinaigrette. Garnish with a light sprinkling of goat cheese mixed with chives, salt and pepper.
Top with lightly toasted almond slivers.

Cooks Note:  Salad ingredients will taste better if left to sit overnight to give the flavors a change to develop. Add the garnish before serving.

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