Spiced Quinoa Salad

Spiced Quinoa Salad 

Spiced Quinoa Salad
Serves 6
This deliciously spicy quinoa salad can be eaten alone or makes a great side. This recipe is lunchbox friendly, gluten & dairy free as well as being vegan
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
35 min
193 calories
19 g
0 g
12 g
5 g
2 g
73 g
29 g
3 g
0 g
9 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
73g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 193
Calories from Fat 97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g
18%
Saturated Fat 2g
11%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 29mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 19g
6%
Dietary Fiber 3g
12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A
126%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
3%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups sweet potato, peeled and cut into bite sized cubes
  2. 1 cup raw cashews
  3. 1/2 cup pepitas
  4. 1 tabs coconut oil
  5. 1 tabs chilli flakes
  6. 1/2 tab coriander seeds
  7. 1/2 tab cumin seeds
Instructions
  1. Preheat air-fryer.
  2. Put quinoa in saucepan with two cups of water and bring to the boil. Once boiling reduce to a simmer for about 30 minutes.
  3. Coat sweet potato with coconut oil and place in air-fryer. Cook at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  4. One timer has sounded, add cashews to the sweet potato, shake the basket to combine and cook again at 180 degrees for 5 minutes.
  5. Using a mortar and pestle, grind down the chilli flakes, coriander & cumin seeds until the seeds begin to disintegrate.
  6. Once the timer on the air-fryer has again sounded, add the pepitas, and spice mix to the sweet potato and cashews. Shake to combine
  7. Cook again at 180 degrees for 5 mins.
  8. Drain the quinoa well.
  9. After the sweet potato mix has finished its cooking time, stir into quinoa to serve.
Notes
  1. If you don't have an air-fryer simple use a baking paper lined tray in the oven.
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calories
193
fat
12g
protein
5g
carbs
19g
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