Recipe for Lentil Salad with Green Olives, Red Bell Pepper, Green Onion, and Greek Oregano

Lentil SaladFor years I've been crazy about brown lentils, a relationship that started with Mujadara at a now long-gone Salt Lake City restaurant called Cafe Mediterranean. Since then, whenever I'm thinking about what to cook, lentils are one of those ingredients that pop into my head. This salad started with an idea of combining brown lentils and green olives, something that was new to me. Then I was inspired to add some Greek oregano from my garden, a decidedly strong flavor, but one that I really thought added an interesting twist to the salad.

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