A more-ish salad with fresh herbs and veggies that is great to make in summer, for a braai or special family occasion.


Serving size
Serves 6 – 8
Ingredients
1 cup (250 ml) uncooked pearled wheat (stampkoring)
1 cinnamon stick or 1 bay leaf
½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
3 tbsp (45 ml) lemon juice or white grape vinegar
3 tbsp (45 ml) sunflower oil
black pepper to taste
2 tomatoes, chopped
½ cucumber, chopped
100 g spinach leaves, cut into strips
3 tbsp (45 ml) chopped fresh parsley
3 tbsp (45 ml) chopped fresh mint or more parsley
Method

1. Place pearled wheat in a pot with cinnamon stick and salt. Cover with 3 cups (750 ml) water and bring to the boil.
2. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until the wheat is tender. Drain and cool.
3. Mix lemon juice, oil and pepper to make a dressing.
4. Mix veggies and herbs with the wheat. Stir in the dressing.
5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes and serve cold or at room temperature as a side dish.

Tip

1. Add ¼ cup unsalted peanuts just before serving. Pineapple is also delicious in this salad.

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

Ingredients

Serving size
 Serves 6 – 8
Ingredients
 1 cup (250 ml) uncooked pearled wheat (stampkoring)
 1 cinnamon stick or 1 bay leaf
 ½ tsp (2,5 ml) salt
 3 tbsp (45 ml) lemon juice or white grape vinegar
 3 tbsp (45 ml) sunflower oil
 black pepper to taste
 2 tomatoes, chopped
 ½ cucumber, chopped
 100 g spinach leaves, cut into strips
 3 tbsp (45 ml) chopped fresh parsley
 3 tbsp (45 ml) chopped fresh mint or more parsley

Directions

Method
1

1. Place pearled wheat in a pot with cinnamon stick and salt. Cover with 3 cups (750 ml) water and bring to the boil.
2. Reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until the wheat is tender. Drain and cool.
3. Mix lemon juice, oil and pepper to make a dressing.
4. Mix veggies and herbs with the wheat. Stir in the dressing.
5. Refrigerate for 30 minutes and serve cold or at room temperature as a side dish.

Tip

1. Add ¼ cup unsalted peanuts just before serving. Pineapple is also delicious in this salad.

2

This recipe is in Cooking from the heart 1. Download PDF recipe book here.

Pearled wheat and spinach salad