Great Tastes of Manitoba

Green Split Pea Salad with Rice & Cranberries

45 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes | Cook: 40 minutes | Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked green split peas
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) Peak of the Market red onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped walnuts (optional)

Dressing:

  • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) canola oil
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Dijion mustard
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried tarragon
  • Cracked black pepper to taste
  • Romaine or leafy lettuce greens (optional)

Directions

  1. Cook rice and green split peas according to package directions, drain and rinse.
  2. Place the rice in a large bowl. Add green split peas, minced onion, cranberries and walnuts (optional).
  3. Make the salad dressing and pour over the salad. Could be served on a bed of lettuce (optional).

Pairs well with Pfeiffer Pinot Grigio

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