Ham, couscous and lentil salad
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
2/3 cup whole-wheat couscous
2/3 cup boiling water
400g can no-added-salt lentils, rinsed and drained
150g lean ham off the bone, chopped*
2 carrots, grated
1 large red capsicum, diced
4 spring onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons currants
6 cups rocketarugulaX
cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons orange juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary fibre 7g
- In a large heatproof bowl, place couscous. Add boiling water and stir to combine. Cover and set aside for 4 minutes. Fluff grains with a fork.
- Add lentils, ham, carrot, capsicum, spring onions, currants and rocket. Season with pepper.
- In a small bowl, combine orange juice, oil and white wine vinegar. Add to salad and toss to combine.
- Divide salad among 4 plates and serve.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free couscous and check ham is gluten free.
*Note: Cost per serve will be less if using leftovers.
This recipe can be used as part of the Kick-start Plan.