Chicken, Cauliflower & Pistachio Salad

GLUTEN-FREE, LUNCH-BOX

I sometimes roast chicken specifically to make this salad. It is that good. Every mouthful is exciting.

serves 2

Teaser recipe from my new book.


INGREDIENTS

150g leftover roast chicken pieces
30g pistachios, roughly chopped
1 bag of watercress (60g)
1 x 280g jar of artichoke hearts, drained of their oil
2 spring onions, sliced
2–3 large florets of cauliflower (approx. 150g) chopped
pomegranate seeds (optional)

For the dressing*

2 tablespoons plain yoghurt
1 tablespoon olive oil
6 fresh mint leaves, or 1 teaspoon dried mint
juice of ½ a lemon
a generous pinch of sea salt

*tip:
If you’re short on time, this is also lovely just drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, with a generous squeeze of lemon and a pinch of sea salt.


STEP-BY-STEP

Blend all the dressing ingredients together using a stick blender.

Mix all the salad ingredients together.

If you are making it for your lunchbox, add half the dressing to the bottom of each box, then tumble the salad on top.

Shake well before eating.