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Lemon and paprika lentil salad (v, lf)

A delicious salad that goes well with most things, but is also enjoyable on its own.
Serves 4 as a side / part of a meal.
Vegan and low in fat.

Author: Bite-sized thoughts.

Original post (with pictures) here.

1-1/2 cups puy or green lentils, cooked in vegetable stock (if using canned lentils, season lightly with salt and dried herbs of choice, e.g., oregano or thyme)
1/2 cup giant cous cous, or other grain of choice
1-1/2 tbsp dried paprika
1-1/2 tbsp preserved lemon paste
1 red or yellow pepper, chopped
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

Combine the cooked lentils and giant cous cous in a bowl. Stir through the paprika and lemon paste. Stir through the chopped pepper and half of the tomatoes. Serve with the other tomatoes sprinkled on top.

Enjoy hot or cold.