Smoked mackerel and Puy lentil salad with lime dressing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 517.8
  • Total Fat: 27.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 56.2 mg
  • Sodium: 116.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 46.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 25.9 g

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Number of Servings: 2


    140 g (5 oz) Puy lentils
    150 g (5 oz) peppered smoked mackerel fillet, skinned and flaked into large pieces
    3 spring onions, thinly sliced on the diagonal
    85 g (3 oz) watercress sprigs
    1 large pear, preferably red-skinned, cored and thickly sliced
    Lime dressing
    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    grated zest and juice of 1 lime
    1 tsp Dijon mustard
    1 tbsp clear honey
    salt and pepper


1.Put the lentils into a saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 1520 minutes or until they are tender but slightly firm to the bite.
2.Meanwhile, make the dressing. Put the olive oil, lime zest and juice, mustard and honey in a mixing bowl, and add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together well.
3.Drain the lentils and tip into the mixing bowl. Toss to coat with the dressing, then fold in the mackerel and spring onions.
4.Arrange the watercress and pear slices on 6 serving plates. Spoon the lentil and mackerel mixture on top and serve immediately.

By The Readers Digest Association, Inc. 2004

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NZKAREN.

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