Quinoa salad with shredded greens & raisins
Showcase quinoa in this wonderful salad, with greens, avocado, feta and raisins. Rather than a grain, quinoa is a seed and is a great source of protein
- Serves: 4 persons
- 150g quinoa
- 3tbsp balsamic vinegar
- 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil
- 200g cavolo nero, shredded
- 1red onion, finely chopped
- 1green pepper, deseeded and chopped into small pieces
- 30g raisins
- 2small avocados, chopped
- 40g vegetarian feta
Step 1Rinse the quinoa in a sieve under running water until the water runs clear, then cook for 20 mins following pack instructions. Leave to rest for 5 mins. Rinse again and drain well by pressing in the sieve.
Step 2Meanwhile, put the vinegar and oil in a large bowl, add the cavolo nero and massage in the dressing with your hands to soften it.
Step 3Add the quinoa, onion, pepper and raisins, then toss well. Spoon half onto plates, scatter over 1 chopped avocado, crumble in half the feta and toss. The remainder will keep chilled for up to three days. Top with the remaining avocado and feta, then serve.