Summer Sips and Salads: Cassie Slaney’s Pomegranate Spritz Salad

Summer Sips and Salads: Cassie Slaney’s Pomegranate Spritz Salad

Embrace the vibrant flavours of summer with Cassie Slaney's crowd-pleasing Pomegranate Spritz Salad. Bursting with wholesome ingredients, this salad captures the essence of summer in a bowl and pairs beautifully with Edenvale’s Sparkling Cuvee in a refreshing, alcohol-free Pomegranate Spritz.

Pomegranate Spritz Salad


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice & quinoa, mixed together
  • 1 cup cooked lentils
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup currants
  • 1 handful mint
  • 1 handful parsley
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds


  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Pomegranate Spritz:

  • 60ml pomegranate juice
  • Edenvale Wines Sparkling Cuvee
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Ice cubes



  • In a large serving bowl, combine the cooked brown rice and quinoa, lentils, fresh herbs, red onion, currants, sunflower seeds, pine nuts, and slivered almonds.
  • In a separate jar, shake together the dressing ingredients – Greek yogurt, cumin, honey, and lemon zest. Gently pour the creamy concoction over the salad, ensuring each ingredient is coated.
  • Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the salad and drizzle the extra virgin olive oil, infusing it with a zesty and refreshing kick.
  • Complete the salad by garnishing it with vibrant pomegranate seeds and dolloping the yogurt dressing.
  • Serve this refreshing salad alongside the Edenvale Wines Pomegranate Spritz – a perfect combination for elevating holiday gatherings and summer BBQs.

 To make the Pomegranate Spritz:

  • Pour 60ml of pomegranate juice into a glass, top it off with the effervescent Edenvale Wines Sparkling Cuvee, and add a handful of pomegranate seeds and ice cubes for a refreshing chill.


Cassie Slaney's Pomegranate Spritz Salad celebrates summer, combining diverse flavours and textures. Made with Edenvale's Sparkling Cuvee, the alcohol-free Pomegranate Spritz adds a touch of sophistication to your festivities.

Cheers to relishing the season's warmth with good company, delectable dishes, and refreshing sips!

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