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Hot smoked salmon with new potatoes & watercress

Hot smoked salmon with new potatoes & watercress

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A great low-calorie meal for two, that's rich in omega-3, vitamin C and fibre, packed with spring flavours

Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal498


  • 1 small red onion , thinly sliced into half moons
  • 1 tbsp white wine or rice wine vinegar
  • 200g baby new potatoes or Jersey royals, halved if large
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1 ½ tbsp low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated horseradish , or from a jar
  • 100g fine green beans , trimmed
  • 1 small sweet red apple , cored and sliced
  • 2 hot smoked salmon fillets (about 300g/11oz), skin removed, broken into pieces
  • 100g watercress , roughly chopped


  • STEP 1

    In a large bowl, toss the onion with half the white wine vinegar and some salt. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Boil the potatoes in a pan of salted water until tender. Drain well and put back in the pan to steam-dry for a few mins. Tip into the bowl with the onion and gently toss together so that the potatoes absorb the vinegar. Season and leave to cool.

  • STEP 3

    In a small bowl, mix together the buttermilk, mayonnaise, remaining vinegar and the horseradish. Add some salt and fresh ground pepper, and mix well. Toss the potatoes in the mixture.

  • STEP 4

    Boil the beans for 1 min in salted water, drain, rinse in cold water and dry. Divide the potatoes between two plates and top with the apple slices, beans, salmon and a large handful of watercress.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2016

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