Main Meal

Kumara, Spinach and Chorizo Salad Recipe

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  • Serves: 6-8

Recipe Ingredients

Kumara is the new potato, so change it up this summer with this Kumara and Chorizio salad. HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Mayonnaise mixed with orange zest and juice works perfectly with kumara, making it [SERIOUSLY] irresistible!

  • 1 kg kumara (orange or golden)
  • 100g chorizo sausage, sliced in half lengthwise and cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Original Mayonnaise
  • Zest and juice of ½ small orange
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 cup (approx. 30g) baby spinach or kale leaves
  • 50g walnuts, toasted and roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Method

  1. Peel and cut the kumara into 3cm pieces. Put into a saucepan and cover with cold water. Add a little salt. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes until kumara is just tender. Do not overcook. Drain. Set aside to cool. 
  2. Heat a dash of oil in a frying pan and cook the chorizo pieces over a medium heat until crispy. Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels to remove excess fat. 
  3. To make the citrus mayo mix together HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Original Mayonnaise, orange zest and juice. 
  4. Put kumara, chorizo, spring onions and baby spinach or kale leaves into a bowl. Gently mix through citrus mayo. Garnish with toasted walnuts and scatter over grated parmesan just before serving.
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