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.
  • 30 minutes
  • Prep time15 minutes
  • 2 portions
recipe image Quinoa Salad with Garlic Bread

Ingredients

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

Nutritional facts

Energy (kcal)570 kcal
Energy (kJ)2382 kJ
Protein (g)18.6 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)86.5 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)72.7 g
Sugar (g)23.3 g
Fibre (g)13.8 g
Fat (g)19.0 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)180 mg
Salt (g)0.44 g
Vitamin A (IU)1592 IU
Vitamin C (mg)82.3 mg
Calcium (mg)160 mg
Iron (mg)5.30 mg
Potassium (mg)1045 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!