Corn and Lentil Salad with Apricots
Jan 30th 2012, 11:17
This salad keeps well in the fridge for several days. Make it the night before serving. It’s also idea as a take-to-work lunch.
250ml cracked wheat
125ml whole lentils
1 onion, chopped
1 whole celery, chopped
100g cherry tomatoes, halved
30ml chopped parsley
30ml chopped coriander
30l chopped mint
60ml olive oil
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tin (410 g) Rhodes Apricot Halves in Syrup, drained
Cook the corn and lentils in separate pots until done. Drain and place in a large mixing bowl. Mix the onion, celery, sultanas, cherry tomatoes, parsley, coriander, mint, olive oil, salt and pepper with the corn and lentils. Cut the apricot halves into smaller slices and add to the salad.
* Replace the Rhodes Apricot Halves in Syrup with Rhodes Peach Slices chopped into small pieces.
* Save time and buy tinned lentils. Drain them and rinse under cold water.
* Replace the cracked wheat with Rhodes Chickpeas.
Rhodes keeps abreast of new food trends – and right now fresh red figs are more popular than green figs. So, it gives Rhodes great pleasure to launch their Red Fig Fruit Jam in a convenient glass jar.
Rhodes takes what they do seriously but they also have time for some fun. This is why they are proud to launch the exciting new 400 g Rhodes Very Cherry™ in cherry-flavoured light syrup. Rhodes Very Cherry™ is a first in South Africa – but internationally this is already a well-known product line.
Rhodes Two Fruits™ is a new mouth-watering canned fruit treat that is both economical and delicious. Made from choice grade diced peaches and pears in a syrup, Rhodes Two Fruits™ in a can is a convenient way to enjoy seasonal fruit, preservative free, all year round.
At Rhodes, they take pride in their innovative spirit and jam-making skills. At the same time, they also realise the importance of keeping and enhancing traditonal South African favourites. This is why Rhodes is so excited to launch their new 450 g Rhodes Chunky Apricot Jam.
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