Rice, Lentil and Sour Cherry Salad

This Sour Rice Salad with Lentils makes a perfect side to roasted lamb or fish for Easter dinner – but it also packs enough flavor to be a stand-alone star!

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Rice, Lentil and Sour Cherry Salad

Cooking time
PREP TIME 20 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 2 bags Success® Jasmine Rice
  • 2 cups cooked lentils
  • 1/2 cup dried sour cherries
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 shallot, finely minced
  • 3 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • Step 1

  • Prepare jasmine rice according to package directions. Let cool.

    Step 2

  • In a large bowl, combine rice, lentils, sour cherries, almonds and parsley.

    Step 3

  • In a small bowl, combine garlic, shallot, vinegar and honey. Whisk in olive oil; season with salt and pepper.

    Step 4

  • Drizzle vinaigrette over rice mixture; toss to combine.

    Recipe Tip

    This salad can be made ahead and refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 2 days.