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Sunshine Cobb salad

Sunshine Cobb salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • 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

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
low inkcal463
low infat11g


  • 1 large egg
  • 400g can black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 1 red, orange or yellow pepper , deseeded and diced
  • thumb-sized piece cucumber , diced
  • 8 cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 198g can sweetcorn , drained
  • 150g pack cooked prawns
  • handful of watercress

For the chilli-lime dressing

  • 1 red chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • zest and juice 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp clear honey
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil


  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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.

  • STEP 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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Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2015

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