Warm salmon salad

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 2
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Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving (including smoothie)

  • kcal838
  • fat26g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs109g
  • sugars67g
  • fibre16g
  • protein50g
  • salt1.44g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large King Edward potato, cut into big chunks, skin left on
  • 200g frozen pea
  • 2 rashers lean back bacon, sliced
  • 2 x 150g salmon fillet, skinned
  • 250g pack beetroot (not in vinegar)
    Beetroot

    Beetroot

    beat-root

    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • 90g bag watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

  • bunchs spring onion, sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

For the dressing

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • squeeze lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes for 15 mins until tender. Add the peas to the pan for the final 2 mins cooking, then drain together. Slice the potatoes thickly, then leave to cool.

  2. Meanwhile, fry the bacon in a non-stick pan for 5 mins until golden. Lift out, season the salmon, then fry for 3 mins on each side until golden and just cooked in the middle. You won’t need extra oil to cook the fish.

  3. Whisk the dressing ingredients together with seasoning and 1 tbsp water. Toss the veg together with the dressing and put onto plates, then break the salmon into big pieces and nestle into the salad with the bacon.

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Comments (5)

eleanormayo's picture
3

This was nice enough, but maybe I was just expecting it to be a bit better!

gracehbd's picture

You shouldn't ever trust a recipe to give exact calorie values anyway, always work them out for yourself by weighing out the ingredients you use.

hoodfood's picture
4

Went down very well for tea last night (omitting the bacon for veggy daughter). Daughter took leftovers for lunch today. Told to make it again which I am happy to do since it was so easy.

janegoodfood's picture
2

Unfortunatley this recipe was not a great success with my partner but I did enjoy it even though I am not that keen on beetroot.

naomibrook21's picture
3

very refreshing and tasty. however, the calorie content here is the same as in the magazine, which includes the smoothie. I would apprecite knowing the calorie content without the smoothie.

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