Warm quinoa salad with grilled halloumi and red peppers

Quinoa salad with grilled halloumi

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  • Easy
  • Serves 3

Try this easy veggie salad for a great source of iron and enjoy as a light lunch or supper. It uses gluten-free quinoa for an extra dose of protein

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal603
fat37g
saturates16g
carbs40g
sugars7g
fibre1g
protein28g
salt3.1g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a medium saucepan. Cook the onion and pepper for a few mins, then add the quinoa and cook for a further 3 mins. Add the stock, cover and turn the heat down to a simmer. Cook for 15 mins or until soft, then stir through half the parsley. Heat the grill.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, mix the lemon zest and juice with the remaining parsley and oil, and a large pinch of sugar and salt. Grill the halloumi until both sides are golden and crisp. Serve the salad with the grilled halloumi and the dressing poured over everything.

RECIPE TIPS
HEALTHY BENEFITS

Quinoa is brilliant for vegetarians as it contains good levels of protein. It is gluten-free and also an excellent source of calcium, iron and B vitamins.

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