Quinoa Nourish Bowl

Rating:

apples-green
apples-green

Created by:

QAST, Hillcrest Christian College
Serves:
10
Prep time:
20 mins
Cooking time:
20 mins

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Ingredients

2.5cups quinoa (uncooked)
500gspinach leaves, roughly chopped
1red onion, finely diced
1cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
2cucumbers, seeds removed, finely chopped
1cup roasted almonds, chopped (optional)
1/2bunch of fresh mint, chopped
1/2bunch of fresh coriander, chopped
200gFeta cheese, crumbled
4cups of drained chickpeas
500gpumpkin
1/4cupOlive Oil
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
1tsptahini
2tbsphoney

Method

  1. Cook quinoa as per packet instructions and set aside.
  2. Cut Pumpkin into 3cm wedges and season with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Cook at 180ºC until soft and caramelized. Set aside and cool.
  3. Roast almonds at 180ºC for approximately 10 minutes, set aside and roughly chop.
  4. Combine all other salad ingredients with the quinoa and almonds in a bowl.
  5. Prepare dressing using whisk and stir through the salad.
  6. Serve in a salad bowl with a clear lid, adding pumpkin on top just before serving.

Recipe description

A delicious, nutritious, vegetarian salad master masterpiece packed with goodness.

Variations

  • Boost the flavour by adding pepitas and grated beetroot.
This recipe was an entrant in the 2023 Recipe of the Year competition, funded by the Queensland Government through Health and Wellbeing Queensland. Health and Wellbeing Queensland

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