https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/26122/lee-holmes-easy-bento-box

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This recipe contains a wholly balanced meal in one box! You've got protein, carbs and veggies all ready to go for lunch. Read Lee Holmes' tips for a healthy lunch here

Ingredients

  • Sesame slaw with tahini and orange dressing

  • 15 g (1/2 oz/1/4 cup) shredded green cabbage

  • 15 g (1/2 oz/1/4 cup) shredded red cabbage

  • 40 g (11/2 oz/ 1/4 cup) grated carrot

  • A few mint stalks, chopped

  • A few parsley stalks, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onion (scallion)

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted in a dry frying pan

  • Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon tahini

  • Finely grated zest of 1/2 orange

  • Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • Sardines with lemon and pepper

  • 45 g (11/2 oz) tinned sardines

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

  • 1 lemon wedge

  • Drain the sardines and place in a section of your box. Season with pepper and add the lemon wedge.

  • Zesty quinoa

  • 110 g (41/4 oz/1/2 cup) cooked quinoa (make this the night before or on the weekend and store in fridge)

  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime

  • Celtic sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Method

  • 1.

    Combine all the slaw ingredients except the sesame seeds and put in a section of the box.

  • 2.

    Combine the dressing ingredients, adding filtered water as needed, then pour over the salad. Top with the sesame seeds.

  • 3.

    Drain the sardines and place in a section of your box. Season with pepper and add the lemon wedge.

  • 4.

    Combine the quinoa and lime zest, then season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a section of your box.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (1 servings)

  • Energy 4808kj
  • Fat Total 79g
  • Saturated Fat 11g
  • Protein 177g
  • Carbohydrate 881g
  • Sugar 119g
  • Sodium 12535mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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This recipe only has 421 calories per serve. 

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