Grilled Salmon on Lentils

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Lentils can seem a boring legume but it’s actually delicious if you know how to cook it. Pair it with salmon to make a tasty and nutritious meal, which is healthy and fits perfectly into the Montignac diet!

Ingredients Needed for Grilled Salmon on Lentils

    14 ounces of salmon fillet, 2 fillets
    olive oil
    2 ounces of bacon, small cubes
    1 onion, diced
    1 celery stick, thinly sliced
    ½ cup canned tomatoes
    1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
    3 tablespoons of lemon juice
    10 cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 tablespoon fresh tarragon, chopped
    1 cup baby spinach
    ⅔ cup cooked lentil

How to Make Grilled Salmon on Lentils

  1. Heat your grill and lay the salmon fillets on it, skin-side down. Season them with salt and pepper, then cover and grill for 5 minutes. When the time’s up, flip the fish fillets and cook them for 4 more minutes.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet and add the bacon and onion. Cook for 1 minute, then add the celery. Stir often and cook until the onion and celery are soft.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes, sherry vinegar, salt, pepper, lemon juice, cherry tomatoes, tarragon, baby spinach, and cooked lentils. Cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Serve the salmon fillets on a bed of tomato and lentil stew.

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