Chef in a Basket


Main Meal


Preparation time: 15 min




  • 1 tortilla (47g)
  • ½ cup shredded lettuce (50g)
  • ½ medium tomato or 4 cherry tomatoes (50g)
  • 30g cooked ham cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon low-fat grated cheese (10g)
  • 2 hard cooked eggs (100g)
  • 4 canned asparagus spears (50g)
  • 2 teaspoon low-fat mayonnaise (10g)
  • 2 teaspoon low-fat yoghurt (10g)
  • ½ teaspoon grained mustard (2.5g)
  • Sprouts to garnish


  1.  Turn a 2 cup Pyrex measuring cup upside down and spray the base with oil.
  2. Place 1 tortilla over the bottom of it and microwave on high for 1 minute, remove and shape into a bowl with an oven mitt.
  3. Return to the microwave and cook for 1-1 ½ minutes more, or until brown spots appear and it is crisp.
  4. Fill tortilla with shredded lettuce, wedges of tomato, match stick strips of ham and hard-boiled egg.
  5. Top with grated cheese, sprouts and asparagus spears.
  6. Garnish with dressing made of mayonnaise, yoghurt and mustard.

Allergens and Intolerances

  • This recipe contains cow’s milk, egg and wheat. Please check ingredients and allergen declarations on all food packaging to ensure it is suitable for your dietary requirements.