Salmon Nicoise Mixed Bean Lunchbox Salad Click image to enlarge
Course: Starter
Dish: Fish
Serves: 2
Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 423
Protein: 29.7g
Carbohydrate: 23.4g
Sugars: 5.2g
Fat: 23g
Saturated fat: 4.2g
Fibre: 7.1g

 

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Canned salmon contains a source of vitamin D which is essential for healthy bones


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Salmon Nicoise Mixed Bean Lunchbox Salad

For a quick and healthy lunch that is more affordable than ready-made sandwiches, try this tasty salad.
21 minutes to prepare and cook. Serves 2.
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Ingredients:
212g can wild red salmon, drained
1/2 x 400g can mixed beans, drained
1/2 x 300g can green beans, drained
1/2 x 300g can new potatoes, drained and halved
8 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1/2 small red onion, sliced
1 egg, hard boiled (6 mins) cut into wedges
115g bag italian salad leaves
handful of olives, optional
For the dressing:
25ml oilve oil
15ml white wine vinegar
1 small clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp dijon mustard
salt and freshly ground black pepper

 

Method:

1. Remove the skin and bones from the salmon and lightly flake into a large bowl.
2. Add the remaining ingredients, except the salad leaves.
3. Make the dressing by putting all the ingredients into a small bowl or jug and beat with a whisk or fork to combine well. Pour the dressing over the salmon ingredients, and combine gently.
4. Finally, heap the salad leaves on top. Seal in a container and chill until required.

How to serve:
Lightly toss together before eating.

Canny Fact:
You can find sustainable canned fish at the supermarket.

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