Smoked salmon with lentil salad
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6
A simply stylish salad that will make an impressive dinner party starter this Christmas
- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.
- STEP 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.