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Traditional garden salad with boerewors patties

Enjoy one of your braai favourites in a new and healthy recipe! This traditional garden salad with boerewors patties is the perfect choice for weight-watchers.


For the boerewors patties
500 g boerewors, casings remove
1 green pepper, chopped
1 egg
2 tbsp breadcrumb
2 tsp garlic powder
For the salad
1 bag mixed salad leaves
2 tomatoes, sliced
1 cucumber, chopped
4 wheels feta, crumbled
2 slices wholewheat bread
¼ cup olive oil
1 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp honey

For the boerewors patties
1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Ready a baking tray.
2. Add all the ingredients to a bowl and season. Mix with your hands until fully combined.
3. Form the mixture into 5 cm balls and then flatten into patties.
4. Heat some oil in a pan over high heat. Sear the patties for 5 minutes on each side.
5. Arrange on the baking tray and transfer to the oven. Bake for 10 minutes, until cooked through.
For the garden salad
1. Make a salad with the mixed salad leaves, tomatoes, cucumber and feta.
2. Toast the bread slices in a hot, dry pan until crispy. Add them to the salad once cooled.
3. Whisk together the remaining ingredients to make a dressing and drizzle over the salad just before serving. Arrange the boerewors patties on top.

Recipe & styling: Amerae Vercueil
Photography: Samantha Pinto //

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