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Quinoa Lentil Salad Recipe

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Quinoa Lentil Salad
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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A healthy salad made with superfoods like quinoa, asparagus, lentils and pomegranate. Drizzle some tangy mosambi juice and mustard dressing to balance the flavours.

Ingredients of Quinoa Lentil Salad

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2-3 baby carrots
  • Broccoli
     
    Asparagus
  • Cauliflower
  • 1 cup lentils
  • 1 cup pomegranate
  • 2 spring onions  
  • Coriander

  • For the dressing:
  • 1 mosambi, juiced
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Lemon grass
  • 1/2 green chilli, chopped
  • 4-6 basil leaves

How to Make Quinoa Lentil Salad

  1. Add salt to boiling water and par-blanch the vegetables for almost 45 seconds.
  2. Shift them in a bowl with ice water. Add soaked quinoa to a bowl.
  3. Then add lentils, pomegranate seeds to it.
  4. Chopped spring onions to it and coriander, mix them well.  
  5. Add the blanched vegetables to the lentil and quinoa mix.

  6. For the dressing:

    6. Take fresh mosambi juice and add mustard, lemon grass, chopped green chilli, basil leaves and some olive oil to it. Mix it well with the salad.
  7. Plate up the salad and garnish it with some sunflower sprouts.

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