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SQUASH, LENTIL & PICKLED RANCHSLAW SALAD

RECIPE: ALI DALY @ THE MESSY CHEFFY
Directions

Step 1: Pickle the LeaderBrand Ranchslaw

In a pot add the water, vinegar, salt, sugar, bay leaves and peppercorns. Bring to the boil. Remove from the heat. Add the slaw into a clean jar or bowl. Pour the picking liquid over. Allow to cool.

Step 2: Cook the Squash

Slice the squash in half, remove the seeds. It’s not necessary to peel as the skin is delicious and edible. Slice the squash half into 8 pieces. Lay the squash onto baking tray, drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 20 minutes, till soft.

Step 3: Prepare LeaderBrand Prue’n Ezy Baby Beetroot and lentils

Chop the beetroot into smaller pieces. Ensure the cooked lentils are completely dry. In a bowl mix the beetroot, lentils, dill, salt, pepper, and olive oil together.

Step 4: To make the dressing

Combine the tahini, lemon juice, maple syrup into a bowl. Slowly whisk in the water until creamy and pourable. Taste for seasoning salt and pepper. Adjust the flavour as needed, more maple if it is too bitter and more lemon if it is too sweet.

Step 5: To assemble the salad

Drain the pickling liquid from the slaw, squeezing out any excess liquid. Add the roasted squash, pickled slaw, beetroot, dill, lentils, red onions and mesclun into a bowl. Pour over the dressing and gently mix.

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RANCHSLAW

A farmstyle classic that comes with our delicious Homestyle Dressing. The perfect combination of taste, colour, and crunch!

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The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

CONTAINS EGG.

Servings per package: 4

Servings Size: 112.5 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy 306 kJ 272 kJ
Protein 1.5 g 1.4 g
Fat, Total 2.6 g 2.3 g
– saturated 0.2 g 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 9.4 g 8.3 g
– sugars 9.1 g 8.0 g
Dietary Fibre 2.0 g 1.8 g
Sodium 226 201 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

 

LeaderBrand Buttercup Squash

SQUASH

Our squash’s unique chestnut flavour and vibrant colour enhances any meal. Use it in delicious soups, pastas, and pies, or bake it into moist cakes and breads.

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LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 383/92 345/83
Protein (g) 2.0 1.8
Fat, total (g) 0.33 0.3
– saturated (g) 0.07 0.06
Carbohydrate (g) 20.4 18.4
– sugars (g) 4.0 3.6
Fibre (g) 1.3 1.2
Sodium (mg) 2.2 2
Vitamin A Equiv. (µg) 478.4 431
Folate (mg) 51.1 46
Niacin (mg) 1.4 1.3
Potassium (mg) 416.3 375

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

LeaderBrand Bagged Mesclun Salad

MESCLUN SALAD

Our LeaderBrand Mesclun Salad combines a variety of tender baby leaves with our own Raspberry Balsamic Dressing for true culinary brilliance.

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  • cruelty_free Vegetarian

LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Servings per package: 4

Serving Size: 37.5 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100 g
Energy  71 kJ 189 g
Protein 0.8 g 2.1 g
Fat, Total 0.3 g 0.9 g
– saturated 0.0 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 2.3 g 6.2 g
– sugars 2.0 g 5.3 g
Sodium 49 mg 131 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only.

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

Pure'n Ezy Beetroot

PURE’N EZY BEETROOT

Pure and simple with nothing added, our beetroot is 100% grown, packaged, and perfectly cooked here in New Zealand.

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LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy (kJ/Cal) 257/61 206/49
Protein (g) 2.8 2.2
Fat, total (g) 0.2 0.1
– saturated (g) 0.03 0.02
Carbohydrate (g) 12 9.6
– sugars (g) 10.4 8.3
Fibre (g) 3.0 2.4
Sodium (mg) 72 58

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 8th Edition, Plant & Food Research.

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Ingredients
  • ½ Squash
  • ½ bag LeaderBrand Ranchslaw
  • 220g cooked lentils
  • 1 bag LeaderBrand Pure’n Ezy Baby Beetroot
  • ½ red onion sliced
  • 1 bag LeaderBrand Mesclun
  • 2 tablespoons fresh or dried dill chopped.
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Pickle

  • 100 ml water
  • 100 ml vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 whole pepper corns.
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 40-50 ml warm water
  • Salt
  • Pepper
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