Warm lentil salad with salmon, yogurt vinaigrette > Peel, wash and chop the onion. In a large bowl, combine the vinegar, mustard, onion, parsley, the remaining 2 tbsp of oil, and ¼ tsp each of salt & pepper. > In a Dutch oven, melt the butter, place the onion and carrot in it. This salad is hearty enough to serve as a delicious entrée thanks to the addition of baked salmon. Slice the fennel and start to assemble the salad. Warm lentil salad with baked salmon. 3/4 cup French green lentils 1/2 of a small yellow onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1-2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons Champagne vinegar Easy. In a medium saucepan, combine the lentils with the carrot, onion, bay leaf, 1 teaspoon of the garlic and 1 teaspoon of salt. Serves 4. 8. Toss the lettuce and then plate. SmartPoints® value per serving. 15 min. Add the fennel and beets to the lettuce. Cut it into small cubes. Place 3 handfuls of arugula or mixed greens in a salad bowl. Once the lentils are cooked and drained add to the salad. Difficulty. 4. Preheat the broiler. I opted to use my tried-and-true method for pan searing which creates a wonderful crisp crust without any additional fat needed. 1. Lentil spinach salad with salmon. The lentils can be served warm or at room temperature and make great leftovers. > Peel and wash the carrot. Total Time. The salmon dish is quick and easy but loaded with flavor, and the same goes for the lentil salad. The salmon can be made a few hours ahead, just get them ready and refrigerate. 7 min. Drizzle the olive oil and balsamic vinegar with salt and pepper to taste. Cook. Seared Salmon over Warm Lentil Salad. Sweat for 2 to 3 minutes then add the lentils and the bouquet garni. 1. Salmon pairs really well with both lentils and spinach, and it’s a great way to add some heart-healthy protein to this main dish salad. Season the salmon with ¼ tsp each salt & pepper and cook until opaque throughout, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Use the French green Le Puy lentils if you can find them, it's worth it. Pair broiled salmon with a warm lentil, apple and toasted walnut salad for a healthy dinner that's perfect for entertaining. This delicious salmon and warm lentil salad is light and fresh – perfect for a warm summer afternoon. The salmon is perfect when grilled, but it can also be pan fried or roasted at 200˚C/180˚C fan/gas mark 6 for 18-20 minutes. Serves. 22 min. Serve with sautéed spinach or chard for a well balanced and satisfying meal. Prep.