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Ham, couscous and lentil salad

Try this high-protein ham, couscous and lentil salad as a quick and easy post-workout meal. It's packed full of fibre too!

Serves 4

Prep Time 20 min

Cooking Time n/a


  • 125g wholewheat couscous
  • 1tsp harissa paste
  • 400g can no added salt lentils, drained
  • 150g lean cooked ham, chopped
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1 large red pepper, diced
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2tbsp currants
  • 100g rocket
  • Zest and juice
  • ½ orange
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil


  1. Put the couscous in a large heatproof bowl. Add the harissa and 250ml boiling water and stir to combine. Cover and set aside for 4 min, then fluff the grains with a fork.
  2. Add the lentils, ham, carrots, pepper, spring onions, currants and rocket. Season with black pepper.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice and zest and olive oil to make a dressing.
  4. Divide the salad among 4 plates and serve with the dressing to drizzle over

Nutrition per serving

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305 17.8g 6.8g 1.4g 6.3g 8.5g 0.8g 100mg 40g 3.7mg

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