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  1. Make Mustard-Herb Butter:
  2. Stir together all ingredients with 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
  3. ~~~~
  4. Cook Lentils:
  5. Bring lentils, water, and 3/4 teaspoon salt to a boil in a heavy medium saucepan, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until lentils are just tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes.
  7. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking liquid, then drain lentils.
  8. ~~~~
  9. While lentils cook, chop leeks, then wash. Cook leeks in butter in a heavy medium skillet over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until softened, 6 to 8 minutes.
  10. Add lentils with reserved cooking liquid to leeks along with 3 tablespoons mustard-herb butter and cook, stirring, until lentils are heated through and butter is melted.
  11. Add lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.
  12. Remove from heat and keep warm, covered.
  13. ~~~~
  14. Sauté Salmon While Leeks Cook:
  15. Pat salmon dry and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper (total).
  16. Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until foam subsides, then sauté salmon, turning once, until golden and just cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes total.
  17. Serve salmon, topped with remaining mustard-herb butter, over lentils.
  18. ~~~~
  19. NOTES:
  20. ~ Mustard-herb butter can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Soften at room temperature before using (1 hour).
  21. ~ Lentils can be cooked (but not drained) 1 day ahead and chilled in cooking liquid, covered (once cool).
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 449.92 Kcal (1884 kJ)
Calories from fat 224.72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.97g 38%
Cholesterol 74.09mg 25%
Sodium 41.07mg 2%
Potassium 662.31mg 14%
Total Carbs 37.08g 12%
Sugars 3.94g 16%
Dietary Fiber 15.97g 64%
Protein 19.83g 40%
Vitamin C 10.4mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 5.3mg 29%
Calcium 91.7mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 112.91 Kcal (473 kJ)
Calories from fat 56.39 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.27g 38%
Cholesterol 18.59mg 25%
Sodium 10.31mg 2%
Potassium 166.21mg 14%
Total Carbs 9.3g 12%
Sugars 0.99g 16%
Dietary Fiber 4.01g 64%
Protein 4.98g 40%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 1.3mg 29%
Calcium 23mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.3
  • 11

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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