Mealie and cherry tomato salad

Prep Time: 15
Servings: 6
Cooking Time: 8
  • 4.00 - fresh mealies
  • 60.00ml - olive oil for frying
  • 1.00 - juice of 1 lemon
  • 5.00ml - honey
  • 250.00g - cherry tomatoes
  • 2.00 - bunches spring onions, chopped
  • 2.00 - packets rocket leaves
  • 60.00ml - sour cream
  • 5.00ml - salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1. Cook the mealies in rapidly boiling water for about 8 minutes. Drain and then rub them thoroughly with olive oil. Fry them in a frying pan until cooked and black specks begin forming on the kernels. Allow to cool and then use a sharp knife to remove the kernels.

2. Mix the honey and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the kernels, cherry tomatoes, spring onions and rocket leaves and mix thoroughly. Stir in the sour cream, salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve.

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