Ham & beetroot salad bowl

Ham & beetroot salad bowl

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(18 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins No cook


Serves 2
A great light lunchtime salad that uses everyday ingredients in a new and interesting way

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal166
  • fat4g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre5g
  • protein16g
  • salt1.92g
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  • 100g frozen pea
  • 175g beetroot



    A favourite in 1970's British salads (served cooked and pickled in vinegar), beetroot is a…

  • 2 spring onion, thinly sliced
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 2 tsp horseradish sauce
  • half iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 100g wafer-thin sliced ham


  1. Pour boiling water over the peas and leave for 2 mins, then drain well. Chop the beetroot into cubes.

  2. Tip the peas, beetroot and spring onions into a bowl and mix well. Mix the yogurt and horseradish, then add about 1 tbsp boiling water to make a pouring sauce.

  3. Pile the lettuce into bowls, then spoon over the beetroot mix. Thinly drizzle the dressing over the salad and top with ham.

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Comments (17)

panixx's picture

I love the dressing!!!
but I use smoked mackerel instead of ham and different salad leaves (not a fan of a iceberg lettuce)

rosievimes's picture

Quick, simple, tasty.

rosiefreeman's picture

Very tasty salad, and excellent use of items I already have in my fridge. Added rice to make it a bit more filling, and this will now be a staple work lunch for me

emmarussell's picture

This is delicious! I would never have thought to use yoghurt and horseradish but it's such a good dressing, and peas in a salad! Great idea. Have this regularly for work now.

poletta's picture

Easy and tasty.

nimblenick's picture

delicious (surprising but amazing combination) :) VERY easy (nothing to cook) :) so, so colourful :) for my daughter - who loves both peas and beetroot - the perfect treat! THANK YOU for a wonderful recipe!!!

bryanthegirl's picture

Very easy to make and very tasty. Will make this one again, I love the beetroot and horseradish combo.

lietevd's picture

How is the beetroot prepared, is it cooked?

anne0212's picture

Really good recipe - had it for my evening meal, with warm crusty bread and a nice glass of wine - delicious.

slimmad's picture

This recipe is delicious, after just eating the usual boring salads, I added a 100g's of marinated chicken breast and had it as a main meal. I used garlic and chilli powder to my chicken. Husband loved it too. Great

bananna's picture

Was ok but a little bland, perhaps more horseradish would have given it more 'zing', or as another reviewer mentioned, a stronger leaf such as rocker. Made mine with thick sliced ham which I think was a good idea as the taste of wafer thin might have got a bit lost.

jm14526's picture

Quick, simple and delicious. Really liked the yoghurt and horseradish dressing.

katface1981's picture

This is a delicious salad. Easy to prepare and the yoghurt/ horseradish dressing brings the flavours together perfectly. I used mixed salad leaves and added roasted cauliflower for an extra nutty taste. I will definitely make this again!

larabeaumont's picture

Really easy to do and have tried with a variety of salad leaves instead of iceburg.
Delicious in a lunch box too.

alexine's picture

Super easy, fresh and delicious! Ideal for the work lunchbox...in fact I'm eating the very thing as I type from my desk! The yoghurt and horseradish dressing is perfect! Must dash as need to get a second helping :-D x

bethocallaghan's picture

Used rocket instead of iceburg, soya beans instead of peas. I don't like horseradish so I mixed in to the yogurt some grain mustard and a dash of tobasco for the spiceness. Filled me more than I thought it would.

mape64's picture

Tasty, quick, easy and very healthy. I use a wider variety of salad leaves and prefer the smoked mackeral variation to the ham making this lovely salad even more healthy. I always feel full up when I have eaten it too! Great recipe!

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