Mealie and cherry tomato salad

Recipe from: 10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 9
Servings 6
Time 15


  • 4
    fresh mealies
  • 60
    olive oil for frying
  • 1
    juice of 1 lemon
  • 5
  • 250
    cherry tomatoes
  • 2
    bunches spring onions, chopped
  • 2
    packets rocket leaves
  • 60
    sour cream
  • 5
    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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