A WeightWatchers light lunch that can be prepared in advance and taken out on a winter walk

Packed with protein and some complex carbohydrate (thanks to the brown rice) it will give you a real energy lift

Thursday, 17th December 2020, 3:45 pm

Brown rice & tuna salad in a jar

Serves 1 l Prep time 10 mins

Ingredients

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Brown rice and tuna salad

55g cooked brown rice

One carrot, coarsely grated

Quarter of a cucumber, cut into 1cm pieces

One celery stick, thinly sliced

40g cooked sweetcorn

30g cos lettuce, shredded

145g drained tinned tuna

Four pitted black olives

One boiled egg, quartered

Salt and pepper

Olive oil

Red win vinegar

Dijon mustard

Method

1. Layer the cooked brown rice, the grated carrot, the cucumber, celery stick, sweetcorn, cos lettuce, tuna and pitted black olives in a glass jar or plastic container.

2. Whisk one teaspoon of olive oil, one tablespoon of red wine vinegar and one teaspoon of Dijon mustard together in a bowl. Season to taste.

3. Top the salad with 1 boiled egg, quartered, and drizzle over the dressing to serve.

Smartpoints: Green 8 l Blue 4 l Purple 2