Tomato, basil and mackerel salad

    25 min

    Mackerel is tossed with garlic, tomato and fresh basil and served on a bed of lettuce. Use smoked mackerel if you prefer.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 (125g) tin mackerel fillets, drained
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 2 tablespoons tomato purée
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
    • handful chopped fresh basil
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped
    • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 head little gem lettuce

    Prep:25min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Place mackerel in a mixing bowl and break into small chunks. Mix in garlic, tomato purée and oil. Season with basil, salt and pepper. Stir in tomatoes, cucumber and onion. Serve mixture on a bed of lettuce leaves.

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    Very good. I ate it hot every spinach. The fish taste is there but not to overwhelming when eaten with another vegetable. Next time I will use a mild onion (white or red). This was my introduction to the fish and I like it!  -  23 Mar 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Very Good...I will make this again  -  10 Jan 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Delicious with baby arugula! This is a recipe to impress!  -  09 Jul 2014  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)