Middle Eastern Quinoa Salad

Posted: July 19, 2016 in Recipes
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Spice Up Your Sad Desk Lunch With This Middle Eastern Quinoa Salad Hero Image

A rich, simple salad. Make double the amount and take it into the office to be the envy of your desk cluster.

Serves 2

Ingredients (Salad)

  • 200g cooked quinoa, cooled
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 100g cooked edamame beans
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios, chopped
  • 6 dried apricots, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

Ingredients (Dressing)

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • a pinch of sumac
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill and mint

Preparation

1. Mix the salad ingredients together in a bowl.

2. Whisk together the dressing and toss it with the salad. Season well.

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