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Ham Tacos with Tomato Salsa, Chunky Guacamole and Salad

Another great recipe for leftover ham- this is a twist on a family favourite. Pile your tacos high with guacamole, salsa, cheese and of course the ham to make these tacos nothing short of delicious.

4 people
15 min
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    777kcal
  • protein
    35g
  • iron
    1.31mg
  • carbs
    44g

Ingredients

    • 400g leftover ham cut into strips
    • 2 heads of baby gem lettuce, shredded
    • 1 lime cut into 4 wedges
    • 4 tablesp. grated cheese
    • 8 taco shells
  • Tomato Salsa

    • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    • ½ cucumber, cut into small cubes or a mixture of black and green olives, chopped
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • ½ red onion, finely chopped
    • 1 tablesp. coriander leaves, chopped
    • 1 tablesp. olive oil
    • Juice of ½ lime
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

     

    Chunky Guacamole

    • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and chopped
    • Juice of ½ lime
    • 2 scallions, finely sliced
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
    • 2 tablesp. low fat natural yoghurt

    Watch Neven Maguire preparing this dish here

Main

    • 400g leftover ham cut into strips
    • 2 heads of baby gem lettuce, shredded
    • 1 lime cut into 4 wedges
    • 4 tablesp. grated cheese
    • 8 taco shells

Side

  • Tomato Salsa

    • 12 cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    • ½ cucumber, cut into small cubes or a mixture of black and green olives, chopped
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • ½ red onion, finely chopped
    • 1 tablesp. coriander leaves, chopped
    • 1 tablesp. olive oil
    • Juice of ½ lime
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

     

    Chunky Guacamole

    • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and chopped
    • Juice of ½ lime
    • 2 scallions, finely sliced
    • ½ red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
    • 2 tablesp. low fat natural yoghurt

    Watch Neven Maguire preparing this dish here

Method

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To make the Tomato Salsa:  Palace the tomatoes and cucumber in a bowl and toss with the rest of the ingredients. Taste for seasoning

To make the Chunky Guacamole: Then in another bowl mix the avocados, lime juice, scallions, chilli, garlic and yoghurt.  Using a fork roughly mash everything together, season.

Heat the taco shells as per the packet instructions. Bring everything to the table and let everyone help themselves. 

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Method

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To make the Tomato Salsa:  Palace the tomatoes and cucumber in a bowl and toss with the rest of the ingredients. Taste for seasoning

To make the Chunky Guacamole: Then in another bowl mix the avocados, lime juice, scallions, chilli, garlic and yoghurt.  Using a fork roughly mash everything together, season.

Heat the taco shells as per the packet instructions. Bring everything to the table and let everyone help themselves. 

Serving Suggestions

If you don’t have taco shells handy, this also works great in a wrap (perfect for school lunches).