A refreshing salad for post-Christmas celebrations


Enjoy a refreshing rainbow salad, made with leftovers from Christmas Day.

This recipe serves four people.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Difficulty: Easy


  • 1 cup leftover cooked lamb, fat removed and meat shredded
  • 10ml Staffords apple jelly
  • 20ml balsamic vinegar
  • 1 pack of noodles or baby marrow noodles, cooked until just done and shocked in ice water to stop cooking and drained
  • 4 to 6 raw Brussels sprouts, finely shredded
  • 4 to 6 button mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • ½ yellow pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1 large avocado, diced
  • 2 cooked beetroots, diced
  • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of pumpkin or sunflower seeds
  • 2 tablespoons of leftover festive nuts, roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons of pomegranate seeds
  • A big handful fresh herbs (parsley, basil, mint, chives), roughly chopped.


  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2ml Staffords garlic paste.


  • Whisk together all the dressing ingredients
  • Heat lamb in a frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the apple jelly and balsamic vinegar, allow to caramelise
  • Combine remaining ingredients on a platter, top with the lamb and dressing and serve immediately.
Racine Edwardes

Latest News


Next Story x
8 High fat foods that are incredibly good for you

Thanx for your referral. We have no doubt your friends will love our newsletter as much as you!

Don't forget to verify your email.

to our FREE newsletter
SUBSCRIBE to our FREE newsletter.

SELECT your titles:

Alex News
City Buzz
Fourways Review
Joburg East Express
Midrand Reporter
North Eastern Tribune
Northcliff Melville Times
Randburg Sun
Roodepoort Northsider
Rosebank Killarney Gazette
Sandton Chronicle

Your details:

Your friends:

I didn't sign up for this
I'd like to see and read more... (Please indicate in comments section below)
I'm relocating (Please indicate where to)