I made this salad out of ingredients to hand. It would be easy enough to vary the background ingredients – enough for two as a light meal:
- Dressing made from:
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 1 clove of garlic (halved)
- 2 handfuls of wild rocket
- 4 tbsp cooked green lentils
- 4 tbsp cooked camargue rice
- 15 cherry tomatoes (halved)
- 1 spring onion, thinly sliced
- 1 medium sized cooked beetroot (diced)
- 100g feta (diced)
- Pomegranate seeds (from about 1/3 of a pomegranate)
- A few small mint leaves, finely sliced
Make the dressing in a small jar. Shake, to infuse the garlic.
Arrange the rocket. Sprinkle with the lentils and rice. Arrange the tomato halves. Sprinkle with the onion, beetroot, feta, pomegranate seeds and the mint.
Carefully pour the dressing over the salad. Enjoy.
This used up some left-over brown rice.
Mixed the rice with spring onions, frozen peas and salted, roasted peanuts; and a dressing made from soy sauce, olive oil, a little hot chilli sauce, a little white wine vinegar and some grated ginger.
Also cherry tomatoes, beetroot, spring onions and carrot sticks.
Nasi goreng is just as good cold, as it is hot. So I used the left-overs in a lunchbox.
The other ingredients are the usual suspects: cherry vine tomatoes, beetroot, spring onions, carrot sticks and oil and vinegar dressing.
This used up the remaining red kidney beans and left-over brown rice from the chipotle prawns.
Rice salad made with cooked brown rice, red kidney beans, spring onions, chopped sun-dried tomatoes, harissa, olive oil and vinegar.
Also cherry tomatoes, beetroot and celery, and carrot sticks.
When you’ve opened a packet of ham, you have to finish it. So here are two lunchbox ideas.
Ham and coleslaw (made from shredded white cabbage, carrot and onion; with 50/50 mayonnaise/low fat yogurt, plus a squeeze of lemon juice and a dab of Dijon mustard):
Rice salad (made from brown rice, petit pois and spring onions, with oil and vinegar dressing:
As always, they both come with cherry vine tomatoes, beetroot, spring onions, carrot sticks and oil and vinegar dressing.
This time the major component is the remains of a tortilla.
The rest – as before: cherry vine tomatoes, beetroot, spring onions, carrot sticks and oil and vinegar dressing.
Among the usual suspects is a salad made from orzo, wild rocket, sun dried tomatoes with a dressing of harissa, oil and vinegar.
The usual suspects: cherry vine tomatoes, beetroot,spring onions, carrot sticks and oil and vinegar dressing.