Sunshine Cobb salad

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Pack 4 of your 5-a-day into your lunchbox with this healthy black bean, egg and prawn salad with a sweet chilli and lime dressing

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal463
  • fat11g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs55g
  • sugars22g
  • fibre12g
  • protein30g
  • salt1.7g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large egg
    Eggs

    Egg

    egg

    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…

  • 400g can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red, orange or yellow pepper, deseeded and diced
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • thumb-sized piece cucumber, diced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 198g can sweetcorn, drained
    Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 150g pack cooked prawns
    Prawn

    Prawn

    praw-n

    There are thousands of different species of prawn, but tiger, king and North Atlantic are the…

  • handful of watercress
    Watercress

    Watercress

    wort-er-cress

    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…

For the chilli-lime dressing

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil

Method

  1. Bring a small pan of water to the boil. Add the egg and cook for 8 mins. Drain, then run under cold water to cool.

  2. To assemble the salad, arrange the remaining ingredients in 2 containers. When the egg is cool, peel and quarter it and divide between the containers too.

  3. Mix together the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and transfer to 2 mini jars or containers to take with the salads to work. Dress and toss together just before eating.

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Comments (2)

Frantic Flapjack's picture
3.75

Really good salad for a summer's day. Had it for dinner with a jacket potato.

rosievimes's picture
5

I really liked this as a lunchbox salad. Very light and refreshing, and at the same time incredibly filling and kept me full all afternoon. Top marks!

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