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Superfood salad

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

Make a healthy salad with superfoods: this quick one is packed with avocado, broccoli, quinoa and edamame (soy) beans. Seeds and herbs add to more goodness.

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Ingredients

  • bulgar wheat 3 tbsp
  • Dijon mustard 1 tsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • broccoli 200g, cut into small florets and blanched
  • avocado 1 small, peeled and diced
  • cucumber ¼ seeded and diced
  • edamame beans or plain peas 75g, blanched if frozen
  • spring onions 4, finely chopped
  • parsley a handful of leaves
  • mint a handful of leaves
  • salad cress 2 small punnets, snipped
  • sunflower seeds 2 tbsp, toasted

Method

  • Step 1

    Soak the bulgar wheat in boiling water for 20 minutes, then drain and tip into a bowl. Whisk the Dijon mustard and red wine vinegar together then whisk in the olive oil. Add to the bulgar wheat with the broccoli, avocado, cucumber, edamame beans or peas and spring onions, then toss everything together. Add the herbs and cress and toss gently. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 468
  • Fat 32.2g
  • Carbs 25.5g
  • Fibre 10.3g
  • Protein 16.4g
  • Salt 0.4g
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