Broad Bean and Ham Salad Recipe

Try Angela Casley's fresh and healthy broad bean and ham salad recipe


Broad bean and ham salad. Picture / Babiche Martens.

If you have a fridge full of leftovers, take a look at this simple broad bean and ham salad. Add some other fresh ingredients and a zesty dressing and voila!  — an empty vege drawer and a healthy meal.

BROAD BEAN AND HAM SALAD RECIPE
Serves 4
200g broad bean, blanched and husked
4 cups salad greens
250g chunky ham, chopped
½ telegraph cucumber, cut into chunks
½ cup cranberries

Dressing
¼ cup olive oil
2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp sugar
Zest of ½ lemon

1. Into a large bowl place the broad beans, salad leaves, ham, cucumber and cranberries.

2. In a small jar combine the oil, vinegar, mustard, sugar and lemon, shaking well.

3. Dress the salad, season with salt and pepper. Serve into bowls and enjoy with some crusty bread.

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