INGREDIENTS

This delicious wild rice salad recipe is perfect for picnics, barbecues or lunchboxes.

Each serving provides 331kcal, 8g protein, 35g carbohydrate (of which 1.5g sugars), 16g fat (of which 3g saturates), 6g fibre and 0.1g salt.

Light meals & snacks

Buyer's guide

Large supermarkets, food halls, delis and speciality greengrocers stock increasing varieties of cress. It can also be bought from farm shops or online.

Storage

Keep punnets of cress on the windowsill, and follow the package instructions for watering. Bagged cress will remain fresh for a couple of days in the refrigerator.

Preparation

Add cress to egg mayonnaise sandwiches, salads and soups; or use it to garnish canapés and grilled dishes. Cress is often found in bags of mixed salad leaves.