Recipe and images courtesy of South African Fruit.
Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure: Layered Salad Jar. Happy Saturday. Any fun plans for the weekend or Mothering Sunday?
Nothing much planned here as my Husband is working and my older Sons both live far away. Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure anyone?
How To Make An Garden Route Jam Jar Adventure:
These layered salads are made in Kilner jars or screw-topped jam jars, with dinky little side jars of extra dressing.
They’re perfect for a healthy packed lunch – and brilliant for picnics too!
Preparation time: 20 minutes
2 South African Pink Lady or Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped
1tbsp lemon juice
1 large carrot, grated
¼ cucumber, chopped
20g raisins or sultanas
20g roast peanuts
150g roast chicken, cut into chunks
1 South African Conference pear, cored and cut into chunks
3tbsp natural yogurt
½tsp ground turmeric
½tsp ground cumin
1tbsp chopped fresh coriander or parsley
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 x 400g cans mixed bean salad, drained
4 small handfuls salad leaves
4tbsp olive oil
3tbsp lemon juice
1tsp Dijon or wholegrain mustard
How To Make:
1 Mix together the apple, lemon juice, carrot, cucumber, raisins or sultanas and peanuts. Share between 4 Kilner jars or large screw-topped jars.
2 Combine the chicken, pear, yogurt, turmeric, cumin and coriander or parsley. Season. Spoon into the jars and top with the mixed beans and salad leaves. Seal with the lids and keep cool.
3 For the dressing, mix together the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard and honey with a little salt and pepper. Pour into small jars. Use to dress the salads just before serving.
For a vegetarian version use feta cheese instead of chicken.
The campaign is run by HORTGRO, the industry association representing South African fruit growers. Recipe and images courtesy of: South African Fruit.
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