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Quinoa Salad with Garlic Bread

Quinoa Salad Recipe | Healthy Salad Recipes - Flora ProActiv
An excellent source of protein, quinoa is both delicious and healthy. This quick recipe is a vegetarian favourite that is great for your heart.
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  • servingsServings2 portions
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Ingredients

  • 100 g quinoa boiled with 3/4 cup water
  • 30 g flaked almonds
  • 60 g dried apricots finely chopped
  • 100 g pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 orange juiced and zested
  • 1/2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • twist ground black pepper
  • 20 g Flora ProActiv buttery spread
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 thickly sliced crusty wholemeal bread
  • fresh coriander or thyme to garnish

Nutritional facts

Energy (kcal)561 kcal
Energy (kJ)2348 kJ
Protein (g)18.3 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)84.5 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)71.0 g
Sugar (g)23.3 g
Fibre (g)13.5 g
Fat (g)18.9 g
Saturated fat (g)2.6 g
Unsaturated fat (g)14.8 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)7.8 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)7.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)179 mg
Salt (g)0.44 g
Vitamin A (IU)1531 IU
Vitamin C (mg)26.7 mg
Calcium (mg)157 mg
Iron (mg)5.16 mg
Potassium (mg)981 mg

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa as per packet instructions, and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix the quinoa, flaked almonds, apricots, pomegranate seeds and pepper in a large bowl.
  3. Stir the orange juice and zest, vinegar and black pepper through the salad mixture.
  4. Rub two slices of bread with garlic. Toast until brown, then spread each slice with half of the Flora ProActiv Buttery.
  5. Serve the salad with the garlic bread and enjoy!