Green goddess salad

Green goddess salad

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Feelgood food at its best in a quinoa, pea and avocado salad: add watercress for a peppery kick, crispy bacon for saltiness. Drizzle with dressing and enjoy.

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Ingredients

  • quinoa 50g
  • peas 100g, blanched
  • lemon 2 tbsp juice
  • watercress 50g bag
  • avocado ½, sliced
  • smoked streaky bacon 4 slices, grilled until crisp and golden

green goddess dressing

  • spring onions 2, chopped including the green bits
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • mayonnaise 2 tbsp
  • basil ¼ small bunch, chopped
  • chives ¼ small bunch, chopped

Method

  • Step 1

    Cook the quinoa following the pack instructions, then rinse and drain really well. Toss it with the peas, lemon and some seasoning.

  • Step 2

    Whizz all the dressing ingredients to a puree in a small food processor adding 2-3 tbsp water to loosen it (you want to be able to drizzle it). Season.

  • Step 3

    Arrange the quinoa, watercress and avocado on plates. Drizzle over the dressing then crumble over the bacon.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 483
  • Fat 35.3g
  • Carbs 20.1g
  • Fibre 6g
  • Protein 18.3g
  • Salt 2g
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