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Herby apricot quinoa

Herby apricot quinoa

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

Bring some South American flavour to the table with this fruity side dish

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal327
fat17g
saturates2g
carbs36g
sugars11g
fibre2g
protein10g
low insalt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • 200g quinoa
  • about 8-10 dried apricots
  • zest 1 lemon and half the juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • large handful each flat-leaf parsley and mint, roughly chopped
  • 50g toasted pine nuts

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook quinoa following the pack instructions, then drain if there is any excess liquid. Meanwhile, pour some boiling water over the apricots in a bowl to plump them up.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the cooked quinoa into a bowl and stir in the lemon zest, juice and olive oil with some seasoning. Drain the apricots, roughly chop, and stir into the quinoa along with the herbs. Scatter with pine nuts and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2010

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