Chef’s Salad

This healthy salad is both colourful and full of nutritious ingredients. It's quick and easy to whip up for a mid-summer's lunch.

Chefs Salad


  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g baby cos lettuce leaves
  • 10 grape tomatoes
  • 1 small Lebanese or other small cucumber, chopped
  • 2 slices ham off the bone, about 125 g, cut into thick strips
  • 2 slices jarlsberg cheese, cut into thick strips
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  1. Place the eggs in a small saucepan of cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and gently boil, uncovered, for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and cool under cold running water. Leave to cool, then peel and cut into quarters.
  2. Place the lettuce leaves on a plate or plates and arrange the tomatoes, cucumber, egg, ham and cheese over the top.
  3. Combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard and honey in a bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper and mix until well combined. Drizzle over the salad and serve immediately.

Serves: 2
Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
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