Salad... for breakfast? Yep, you're probably thinking we've gone a little mad, but hear us out!
It might seem strange, but salad actually makes an awesome breakfast - especially for those who have more of a penchant for savoury dishes than sweet. Having salad for breakfast is an amazing way to squeeze more fibre and vegetables into your diet; and paired with hearty boiled eggs and protein-packed ham, it'll fix those mid-morning cravings by keeping you feeling comfortably full for hours.
So, if you're mad about veggies and are looking for some interesting ways to get 1 of your 5 a day in before noon, give this ham & egg breakfast salad a go - go on, break those culinary rules!
Ps: If salad for breakfast isn't your kinda thing, you can totes have this for lunch or dinner.
Simple Savoury Breakfast Salad with Ham & Egg
Prep & cooking time: 30 minutes | Serves: 1 | Vegan
- 1 medium free-range egg
- 25g smoked ham, diced
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- 1 tsp basil pesto
- 25g watercress
- 50g cherry tomatoes, halved
1. Place the potatoes in a saucepan and cover with water, bring to the boil and cook for 6 minutes.
2. Add the egg to the pan and continue to cook for a further 6 minutes. Drain and cool under cold water. Peel the egg.
2. Whisk the coconut oil, pesto and seasoning in a bowl and toss in the potatoes. Add the ham, watercress and tomatoes and toss to evenly coat.
3. Place on a plate and top with the halved egg. Serve with crusty bread, if you want to!
|Typical Nutritional Values||Per Shake|
|of which saturates (g)||5.7|
|of which sugars (g)||3.2|
|Nutrient Breakdown||Per 100g|
|Minerals & Trace Elements|
|Vitamin A (ret eq) (ug)||22.9|
|Vitamin E (mg)||0.79|
|Vitamin K 1 (ug)||0.02|
|Thiamin (B1 ) (mg)||0.1|
|Riboflavin (B2 ) (mg)||0.13|
|Niacin total(B3 ) (mg)||1.3|
|Pantothenic Acid (B5) (mg)||0.25|
|Vitamin B 6 (mg)||0.12|
|Folates (B9) Total (ug)||17|
|Vitamin B 12 (ug)||0.07|
|Biotin (B7) (ug)||1.9|
|Vitamin C (mg)||7.8|
Whether you enjoy it for breakfast or lunch, this ham & egg salad makes for a well-balanced and quick-to-make meal.
If you're always in a rush and often don't get time to have a sit-down breakfast or lunch like this, we'd highly recommend taking a look at our Shake Complete. It's packed with nutritious, natural ingredients and can be enjoyed on-the-go - all you need to do is add some milk and shake!
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