Raw Beet, Lentil, and Pistachio Salad

Makes 4 servings

2 large red beets, washed and peeled
2 cups cooked brown lentils
6 Kalamata olives, chopped
2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons pistachio nuts
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 teaspoons lemon juice
Zest of 1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
Salt and black pepper, to taste

1. Using a cheese grater or a food processor with the appropriate attachment, shred beets. Place them in a medium bowl. Add cooked lentils, olives, feta, and nuts, and lightly toss.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest, rosemary, salt, and black pepper. Pour over lentil-beet mixture. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe created by Susan Russo of Food Blogga.