Smoked mackerel, parsnip & Puy lentil salad

Smoked mackerel, parsnip & Puy lentil salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Roast parsnips until sticky and tender, then toss with a lemon and horseradish dressing for a light lunch or weeknight dinner

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal500
  • fat21g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs44g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre15g
  • protein26g
  • salt2.4g
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Ingredients

  • 500g parsnips, peeled and cut into small cubes
    Parsnip

    Parsnip

    par-snip

    The fact that the parsnip is a member of the carrot family comes as no surprise - it looks just…

  • 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…

  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • 2 lemons, 1 juiced, 1 cut into wedges
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 2 tsp creamed horseradish
  • 100g bag watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

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

  • 2 x 250g pouches ready-to-eat Puy lentils
  • 4 smoked mackerel fillets, flaked

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the parsnips with half the olive oil and some seasoning. Roast for 20 mins, drizzle with the honey, then roast for 10 mins more or until the parsnips are golden, sticky and tender. Meanwhile, make a dressing. Mix together the lemon juice, the horseradish and the remaining oil in a large bowl.

  2. Toss the parsnips, watercress and lentils into the dressing, then divide between 4 plates. Top with the smoked mackerel and serve with the lemon wedges.

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amsemp
26th Apr, 2016
Really enjoyed this and it was very quick to throw together. The dressing was more lemon than horseradish so I doubled the amount of horseradish. Also added a hard boiled egg which went well with the mackerel. Will definitely make again.