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Green Split Pea Salad with Rice and Cranberries

Colorful salad full of fibre and antioxidants!

recipe courtesy Canadian Pulse Industry


For 4 Person(s)

Green Split Pea Salad with Rice and Cranberries

  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 1 cup cooked green split peas
  • 1/2 large red onion, minced
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Romaine or green leafy lettuce leaves (optional)

Salad dressing

  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper


Combine rice and split green peas in a bowl. Add onion, cranberries and walnuts (optional). 

Prepare vinaigrette: Combine canola oil, sesame oil, vinegar, mustard, water, tarragon and pepper in a bowl. Whisk and pour over salad. Toss salad and serve on a bed of lettuce.

Recipe notes

To cook split peas combine them in twice as much water as split peas (1 cup/250 mL split peas to 2 cups/500  mL water) in a saucepan. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer for about 35 to 40 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse.