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Sweet & Sour Salad

Add a little heat and crunch to a South African favourite. Sweet and sour salad dressings are always popular at braais and summer picnics – they partner well with grilled meats. This salad recipe adds some crispy fried croutons for extra texture.


  • 4 slices bread
  • oil for frying
  • 5 ml (1 t) dried mixed herbs
  • salt and cayenne pepper to taste
  • 2 x 410 g cans Rhodes Quality Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce with Peas
  • 250 ml (1 C) green peas, boiled and cooled
  • 1 chopped green pepper
  • 90 ml (6 T) chopped red onion
  • 125 ml mayonnaise
  • 65 ml (4 T) sweet chilli sauce
  • 15 ml (1 T) vinegar



  1. Make croutons by cutting the bread into 1 cm cubes and frying in a little oil until crisp.
  2. Remove from heat, sprinkle with the dried herbs and season to taste with the salt and cayenne pepper.
  3. Lightly mix the Rhodes Quality Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce with the rest of the ingredients and spoon into a salad bowl.
  4. Top with the croutons and serve.

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