Smoked salmon with lentil salad

Smoked salmon with lentil salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 6
A simply stylish salad that will make an impressive dinner party starter this Christmas

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal307
  • fat17g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein24g
  • salt2.61g
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Ingredients

  • 175g Puy lentils

    Lentils

    len-til

    The lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) originates from Asia and North Africa and is one of our oldest…

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp good olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

  • 3 eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 2 tbsp dill, chopped, plus extra fronds to garnish
  • 12 slices smoked salmon

Method

  1. Rinse the lentils, then put them in a pan and cover generously with water. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 25-30 mins until tender. Drain well and leave to cool. Put the shallot in a bowl with the mustard, vinegar and seasoning. Mix well and whisk in the oil.

  2. Put the eggs into a small pan and cover with water. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 3 mins. Cool quickly under running cold water and peel off the shells. Put in a bowl of cold water until ready to serve.

  3. Stir the dill into the dressing and pour it over the lentils. Spoon onto 6 plates, then halve the eggs and put one half on each plate with two slices of smoked salmon. Sprinkle with black pepper, scatter over a few dill fronds and serve.

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Comments (5)

catie74's picture

Very nice, but didn't bother with the egg

julesinfrance's picture
5

I had bought a big bag of Puy green lentils and needed inspiration for eatting a healthy but delicious meal. Very easy to make and salad stores in fridge for days. Would definately use this recipe for starters when entertaining friends.

bonrecettes's picture
4

So simple and really appreciated by my invités. The taste is good. have prépared many times.

beverley_flora's picture

This looks REALLY yummy :)

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