Chicken with Spanish-style butter beans

Stuck for lunchbox inspiration? Try this healthy chicken and butterbean salad, which will fill you up for the afternoon and deliver four of your 5-a-day

  • Prep:5 mins
    No cook
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 429
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 21g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 10g
  • protein 33g
  • salt 0.5g


  • 2 roasted garlic clove
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ lemon, zested and juiced
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 400g can of butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 roasted peppers
  • 150g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 100g rocket
  • 150g leftover roast chicken (see our recipes)
  • 25g feta


  1. Squeeze the garlic out of the skins and whisk together with the oil, lemon zest, juice, smoked paprika and some seasoning in a large bowl. Add the butter beans, peppers, tomatoes and rocket, and give everything a good mix. Divide between lunchboxes. Top with the chicken on one side and crumble over the feta.

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