Starters & Light meals

Bloody Mary salad in a jar

10 minutes
10 minutes

I know you thought we were done with salad in a jar and I did too until I made this classic cocktail-turned-recovery salad. I recommend it for days where it feels like Monday arrived before you were ready.

Wine/Spirit Pairing
House of BNG Rosé Nectar 250ml can

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  • 2 T canola oil
  • 120 g streaky bacon
  • 200 g Woolworths garlic-and-chilli prawns
  • 1 Mediterranean cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 2 salad tomatoes, thinly sliced
  • 2 celery sticks, sliced into ribbons
  • 80 g Woolworths pitted green olives
  • For the dressing, whisk
  • 2 T Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 T extra virgin oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 10 g Italian parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1 t wholegrain mustard
  • 1 T honey
  • 1 t Tabasco sauce
  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

1. Heat a pan and add the oil. Fry the bacon until crispy, then set aside.

2. Pour a little dressing into the bottom of 2 jars.

3. To assemble the salad, layer the ingredients into the jars until only a small space remains at the top. Seal and chill until 10 minutes before serving.

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Photographer: Toby Murphy
Production: Khanya Mzongwana
Food assistant: Emma Nkunzana

Khanya Mzongwana

Recipe by: Khanya Mzongwana

If you're anything like our deputy food editor Khanya Mzongwana, you're obsessed with uniqueness and food with feeling. Cook her family-tested favourites, midweek winners and her mouth-wateringly fresh takes on plant-based eating.

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