Egg & wheat salad

By admin
12 March 2012

It makes a delicious salad to serve with a braai or on its own. The boiled eggs add substance and flavour to this wholesome salad.

Serves 4-6

Preparation time: 25 min

Cooking time: 15 min

250 g cracked wheat

2 large gherkins

1 onion

2 ripe tomatoes, seeded

4 celery stalks

2 carrots, scraped

1 red pepper

25 ml (5 t) finely chopped

fresh parsley

25 ml (5 t) finely chopped

fresh coriander

25 ml (5 t) finely chopped

fresh mint

salt and freshly ground black pepper

100 ml dressing of your choice

2 hard-boiled eggs, finely chopped

Cook the wheat for 15 minutes or until just done.

Drain and set aside to cool.

Dice the gherkins, onion, tomatoes, celery, carrots and red pepper.

Mix with the cooked wheat and add the chopped parsley, coriander, mint, salt, pepper and dressing.

Toss gently and garnish with the chopped egg.

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