Chorizo salad: 10-minute meal

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Who says salads can’t be manly? This Spanish dish contains protein-packed chorizo, added to a healthy base of antioxidant-packed greens. Try it post-workout – siesta optional.


100g green beans, halved / 75g chorizo, sliced / 1 onion, sliced / 1 garlic clove, crushed / 1tbsp sherry or red wine vinegar / 5 cherry tomatoes, halved / 1tbsp olive oil / 20g watercress / Wholemeal bread, to serve

To make

Boil the green beans in a pan for three to four minutes.
In another pan, heat the oil and fry the chorizo for three to four minutes.
Add the onions and garlic to the same pan and fry for a further two minutes.
Add the vinegar and tomatoes to the pan and sizzle for 30 seconds.
Toss the chorizo mixture with the watercress and cooked green beans and serve with the bread.

Ingredient breakdown

Tomatoes contain vitamin C, which helps your body form strong tendons, ligaments and bone.

Green beans are a source of the mineral silicon, which keeps bone and connective tissue healthy.

Onion is packed with quercetin, an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties.

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