Smoked Mackerel Superfood Salad

who says salads have to be boring?!

who says salads have to be boring?!

I’m calling this a ‘superfood’ salad because there’s just so much good stuff in there.

We’ve got eggs (pastured, organic is best), walnuts, avocado, spinach leaves and the extremely heart-healthy mackerel.

you could mix it up with different greens such as arugula

you could mix it up with different greens such as arugula

Add a creamy, mustard dressing and you have a party for your belly.

mixing up the dressing

mixing up the dressing

It’s so stuffed full of healthy fats, I had to have a lie down after eating it.

one more shot for good measure

one more shot for good measure

Smoked Mackerel Superfood Salad (serves 2)

  • 1 smoked mackerel fillet
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and cut into quarters
  • 5 oz baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 large avocado, cut into chunks

dressing:

  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp yellow mustard
  • dash black pepper
  1. Peel the skin from the mackerel and shred the fish.
  2. Toast the walnuts for a minute until they start to brown. Set aside and let cool.
  3. Whisk together the dressing ingredients until smooth. Toss the spinach leaves, avocado and walnuts in the dressing and transfer to a plate.
  4. Top the salad with the shredded fish and quartered eggs. Serve immediately.

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