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Fennel-roasted cauliflower with quinoa served on a plate

Fennel-roasted cauliflower with quinoa

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Pile this colourful vegetable quinoa salad onto a plate, top with roasted cauliflower and drizzle over the garlic yogurt for a healthy, gluten-free dinner

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal260
low infat10g
saturates2g
carbs27g
sugars14g
high infibre9g
protein10g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large cauliflower, or 2 small ones, separated into florets
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 peppers (mix of red, yellow or orange), chopped
  • 1 courgette, halved lengthways, cored and chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 4 tbsp yogurt
  • 250g quinoa, cooked

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the cauliflower for 5 mins. Drain and spread out on a surface so any excess water evaporates.

  • STEP 2

    Crush the fennel and coriander seeds using a pestle and mortar and mix with the paprika and a pinch of seasoning Put the cauliflower in a large bowl, drizzle with half the olive oil and sprinkle over the spice mix. Toss the florets to fully coat them.

  • STEP 3

    Tip the florets onto a baking tray and space them apart. Put the red onions, peppers and courgettes on a separate baking tray, drizzle with the remaining oil, and cook both for 30-35 mins, turning halfway through so they brown all over and turn slightly crisp in places.

  • STEP 4

    Mix the garlic with lemon juice and stir through the yogurt, adding a little extra water to loosen if needed. Stir the roasted onions, peppers and courgettes into the cooked quinoa along with the lemon zest and a pinch of salt.

  • STEP 5

    Pile the quinoa salad onto a plate, then top with the cauliflower florets. Drizzle over the garlic yogurt.

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