Puy Lentil, Avocado, Green Bean, Baby Gem and Red Onion Salad

Pomegranate Molasses and Avocado Oil Dressing


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Appears in

Salads: The new main course


By Peter Gordon

Published 2005

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It wasn’t until the Puy lentil hit restaurant menus just over 14 years ago that these ‘hippie grains’ became fashionable. For years they’d been dismissed as being too homely and too worthy. In this case it’s a good thing that ‘fashion’ stepped in. Lentils offer a really earthy flavour and texture, and they are truly delicious when cooked properly.

New Zealand has led the way in avocado oil production in recent years, and it’s well worth sourcing it for a variety of culinary applicat