Recipe #3: Red Kidney Bean & Mackarel Salad


422 kcals

27g Carbs

20g Protein

27g Fats


  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cucumber, sliced
  • 8 radishes, sliced
  • handful parsley, chopped
  • 8.5 oz. (240g) chickpeas, drained
  • 8.5 oz. (240g) kidney beans, drained
  • 3 oz. (85g) rocket
  • 5.2 oz (150g) smoked mackerel
  • 1.7 oz (50g) pecans, chopped


  • Make the dressing by mixing the crushed garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • In a bowl toss the cucumber, radish, parsley, chickpeas, kidney beans and rocket and drizzle with the dressing. Divide the salad into portions.
  • Break the mackerel into pieces and place on top of the salad. Sprinkle with pecans and serve with additional lemon slices.

Recipe #3 Info



Written by Oyisa Hackula

A 22 year-old Industrial Engineering Student at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, completing my Bachelor of Technology and I'm playing a bit of rugby there too. I'm passionate about rugby, fitness and all things that I do and put my mind too. I find a muse in how anything can be changed through consistency and persistence, maintaining an ambitious character that I want to be experienced and shared by everyone that knows me. I strongly believe in continuous improvement, nothing and no is perfect, so we should keep trying to better ourselves.

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