Lentil, carrot & ham salad

Lentil, carrot & ham salad

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 2
Use pulses as the base for your sweet mustard-dressed salad to create a healthy lunch that's full of fibre and vitamin C

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal400
  • fat19g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs24g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre9g
  • protein30g
  • salt3.7g
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Ingredients

  • 250g ham, shredded
  • 400g can lentil, drained
    Lentils

    Lentils

    len-til

    The lentil plant (Lens Culinaris) originates from Asia and North Africa and is one of our oldest…

  • 2 carrots, finely diced
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 4 celery sticks, finely diced
    Celery

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • handful parsley, finely chopped
    Parsley

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

For the dressing

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • good pinch sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 1 tsp wholegrain mustard

Method

  1. Combine the salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl. To make the dressing, whisk together the ingredients with 1 tbsp water and some seasoning. Pour the dressing over the salad and stir well to combine.

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jbodman
8th Apr, 2016
5.05
I have made this several times, such a quick and tasty lunch! I used pre-packed shredded ham hock.
icingonthefairycake
7th Oct, 2015
really lovely lunch, decided to warm through (without cooking the veg) added the dressing, parsley and left over gammon when warmed, also had a poached egg on top, will be getting made more often
catie74
27th Sep, 2015
I used dried lentils and cooking added the diced carrot and celery to the cooking lentils towards then end. Lovely recipe and a welcome packed lunch for all members of the family
suekeating
11th Aug, 2014
5.05
Makes a great and filling lunch. Has become one of my regulars - very tangy, enjoyable and transports well!
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