Thursday, 13 November 2014

Ham and Pea Wild Rice Salad

This was a very simple salad but lovely and tasty.

Ham and Pea Wild Rice Salad (from Better Homes and Gardens)
(Serves 1)

50g basmati and wild rice mix
2 thin slices ham, chopped
30g frozen peas
1 spring onions, sliced
1 sun dried tomato, chopped
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp oil from tomato jar
1 tsp white wine vinegar
splash water
pinch dried thyme
pinch sugar
pinch dried coriander
pinch paprika
pinch cayenne pepper

Bring a pan of water to the boil, add the rice and cook the rice according to packet instructions adding the peas for the last 3 mins. Drain, run under the cold tap and then drain again well.

Meanwhile, mix together all the ingredients from the oil to the cayenne pepper to make the dressing.

Put the rice and peas in a bowl and add the ham, spring onions and sundried tomato, add the dressing and mix well to combine. Pack into a lunchbox or serve.

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