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    Puy lentil, spinach & tomato salad

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 15 minutes 15 minutes

    Serves: 4

    Ingredients

    1 small red onion, thinly sliced
    1 tbsp white wine vinegar
    250g pouch Merchant Gourmet Puy Lentils
    100g radishes, thinly sliced
    115g pack baby spinach
    1 gherkin, finely diced
    300g No.1 Jack Hawkins Tomatoes, halved and cut into thick slices
    20g pack fresh dill, chopped roughly

    For the dressing
    1 lemon, juice
    2 tbsp olive oil
    1 tsp Dijon mustard
    ½ tsp clear honey

    Method

    1. Put the onion in a small bowl, toss with the white wine vinegar and a pinch of salt then set aside for 5-10 minutes.

    2. Put all the ingredients for the dressing in a clean screw-top jar and shake to mix. Put the lentils, radishes, spinach, gherkin and soaked onions in a bowl and pour the dressing over. Toss everything together.


    3. Add the tomatoes and gently stir through the lentils and most of the dill. Tip out onto a serving platter and scatter with the remaining dill to serve.

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    Cook’s tip

    Soaking red onions in vinegar softens them, mellows their sharp flavour and turns them a gorgeous shade of pink.

    And to drink...

    Waitrose & Partners Blueprint Provence Rosé, France, is the perfect partner for this salad, with hints of summer fruits and a crisp finish.

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