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Serves: 4
Prep time: 20 mins


  • 120g Merchant Gourmet ready to eat Puy lentils
  • 120g wholewheat giant couscous
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • 4 salmon fillets
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp pesto
  • 4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Cook the giant couscous according to the pack instructions, drain and cool by running cold water through. Add to a mixing bowl along with the cherry tomatoes, chopped shallot, spring onion, pesto and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Mix to combine all ingredients and season to taste.
  2. Season each salmon fillet with salt and pepper on both sides. Heat 2-3 tbsp Olive oil in a pan and fry each salmon fillet for about 3 minutes on both sides.
  3. Serve on the plate with the salmon placed on top of the couscous and lentil salad.