Quinoa, herb and pomegranate salad

Quinoa, herb and pomegranate salad

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

A lovely light quinoa salad with sweet, juicy pomegranate that also provides a bit of crunch. Add cooked shredded chicken if you want more protein. Dried apricots work well in this too.

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Ingredients

  • quinoa 150g
  • vegetable stock cube ½
  • pine nuts 75g
  • pomegranate 1, seeds removed
  • mint a small handful, chopped
  • coriander a small handful, chopped
  • lime 1, juiced
  • extra-virgin olive oil

Method

  • Step 1

    Cook the quinoa according to pack instructions adding the vegetable stock cube to the cooking water. Leave to cool, then break up with a fork.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan until lightly golden. Mix the pine nuts, pomegranate seeds, herbs, lime juice and 4 tbsp oil through the quinoa.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 731
  • Fat 52.1g
  • Saturates 6g
  • Carbs 51.9g
  • Protein 17.1g
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