A plate of gammon with watercress & mustard lentils on a wooden table

Gammon with watercress & mustard lentils

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins


Serves 2

Rustle up this gluten-free meal of gammon with nutritious watercress and lentils using just four ingredients. It's quick and easy but nicely filling

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal604
  • fat29g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre10g
  • protein55g
  • salt6.4g
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  • 250g pouch cooked puy lentils



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

  • 4 tsp honey mustard dressing
  • 100g watercress



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

  • 2 smoked gammon steaks


  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a medium-sized saucepan. Add the lentils, 1 tbsp dressing, ½ the watercress and 150ml of water, and cook for 7-8 mins or until the watercress has wilted and the lentils have broken down a little. Season.

  2. Heat a griddle pan over a medium heat, drizzle the steaks with oil and cook on either side for 5 mins. Serve with the lentils and remaining watercress tossed in the rest of the dressing.

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21st Sep, 2017
Does the recipe mean cook the gammon for 5 minutes per side or 5 minutes in total/
12th Feb, 2020
5 minutes each side. Total 10 minutes.
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