Ham Hock, Puy Lentil & Beetroot Salad

Nutty Puy lentils combine beautifully with tasty beetroot, balsamic vinegar and crunchy sugar snap peas in this wonderfully substantial salad – perfect to chuck into a lunchbox and run!


6 SmartPoints values per serving
SmartPoints values per recipe 12

Serves 2
Takes 10 minutes
400 g can Puy lentils, rinsed and drained
100 g cooked natural beetroot, cubed
50 g raw sugar snap peas, sliced
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
3 tablespoons 0% fat natural Greek yogurt
½ teaspoon grainy mustard
75 g round lettuce leaves, separated
60 g shredded cooked ham hock
salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Mix the lentils, beetroot and sugar snaps with the balsamic vinegar. Season and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, make a dressing by combining the yogurt and mustard. Season to taste.
  3. Divide the lettuce between 2 bowls or lidded sandwich boxes. Spoon the lentils alongside and top with the shredded ham hock. Serve with a dollop of mustardy yogurt dressing.

If you prefer, the ham hock can be replaced by 2 x 35 g slices premium ham, chopped into matchsticks. The SmartPoints values per serving will be 5.


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