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Quinoa salad with garlic bread

Quinoa is both delicious and versatile. This quick recipe is a vegetarian winner bursting with flavour.
  • cookingtimeCooking time15 minutes
  • preparation timePrep time15 minutes
  • servingsServings2 portions
recipe image Quinoa salad with garlic bread

Ingredients

  • 20 grams Flora ProActiv Buttery
  • 100 grams quinoa
  • 30 grams flaked almond
  • 60 grams dried apricots finely chopped
  • 100 grams pomegranate seeds
  • 120 grams chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 orange juiced zested
  • 1/2 tsp white wine vinegar
  • ground black pepper
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 2 slices crusty wholemeal bread
  • fresh coriander to garnish

Nutritional facts

Energy (kcal)635 kcal
Energy (kJ)2666 kJ
Protein (g)23.3 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)120.8 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)79.8 g
Sugar (g)25.0 g
Fibre (g)15.5 g
Fat (g)21.3 g
Saturated fat (g)3.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)12.6 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)6.7 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)6.0 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)0 mg
Sodium (mg)193 mg
Salt (g)0.84 g
Vitamin A (IU)1214 IU
Vitamin C (mg)29.0 mg
Calcium (mg)218 mg
Iron (mg)8.90 mg
Potassium (mg)1503 mg

Instructions

  1. Cook the quinoa as per packet instructions, and set aside to cool.
  2. Mix the quinoa, flaked almonds, apricots, pomegranate seeds, chickpeas and black 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!