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Salad bowl with chicken and hummus

Quick chicken hummus bowl

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Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Make our healthy chicken and hummus salad bowl for a delicious budget lunch option. It can be thrown together in just 10 minutes and delivers three of your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal779
  • fat47g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs49g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre14g
  • protein34g
  • salt1g
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Ingredients

  • 200g hummus
    Hummus in a pot

    Hummus

    hoom-iss, hum-iss

    Hummus or houmous is a staple of Middle Eastern diets. It's a purée of cooked chickpeas,…

  • 1 small lemon, zested and juiced
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 200g pouch cooked mixed grains (we used Merchant Gourmet red rice & quinoa)
  • 150g baby spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 small avocado, halved and sliced
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • 1 cooked chicken breast, sliced at an angle
  • 100g pomegranate seeds
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted almonds

Method

  1. Mix 2 tbsp of the hummus with half the lemon juice, the lemon zest and enough water to make a drizzly dressing. Squeeze the grain pouch to separate the grains, then divide between two shallow bowls and toss through the dressing. Top each bowl with a handful of the spinach.

  2. Squeeze the remaining lemon juice over the avocado halves, then add one half to each bowl. Divide the chicken, pomegranate seeds, onion, almonds and remaining hummus between the two bowls and gently mix everything together just before eating.

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