Trout Lentil Salad with Microgreen Pesto Dressing

Serves 4.

Trout Lentil Salad with Microgreen Pesto Dressing

If you’re going to serve a salad as a main dish, it had better impress. As a celebration of enticing textures and awakening flavours, this one certainly does just that. You can use one type of microgreen for the pesto (try basil, mustard, kale, or radish) and another for the salad, such as sunflower, red cabbage, pea shoots, or arugula.

Dark delight

Named after the whale caviar they resemble, black (beluga) lentils are worth seeking out. They are less earthy-tasting than other lentils and hold their shape once cooked, making them a stand-out addition to salads.

Tip: Leftover pesto is exceptional as a sandwich spread or stirred into a pot of cooked pasta. Wild salmon or Arctic char would be two nutritious and sustainable alternatives to trout.

Each serving contains: 577 calories; 43 g protein; 29 g total fat (5 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 38 g total carbohydrates (5 g sugars, 16 g fibre); 599 mg sodium

Source: Small But Mighty

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