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Beef sausage and lentil salad

Lentils have a nutty, earthy flavour that helps ground the strident richness of the sausages and pungency of the mustard and spices in this robust salad.
beef sausage and lentil salad
1H 10M


Thyme dressing


1.Place ingredients for thyme dressing in screw-top jar; shake well.
2.Cook lentils in large saucepan of boiling water with thyme until lentils are tender; drain, discard thyme. Combine lentils in large bowl with half the dressing.
3.Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave unpeeled beetroots until tender; drain. When cool enough to handle, peel and halve beetroots.
4.Cook sausages in heated oiled grill pan until cooked. Stand 5 minutes, slice thickly.
5.Heat oil in small saucepan; cook onion, seeds and spices, stirring, until onion softens. Add stock; bring to a boil.
6.Combine onion mixture, spinach, beetroot, sausage and remaining dressing in bowl with lentils.

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