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Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad

Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad

Summary

Servings 4
Time Needed Prep
Cook
Ingredients 6
Difficulty Easy

Rating (click to rate)

3.5 based on 2 ratings.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Pumpkin cubed
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 1 cup Mushroom sliced
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock (you can use water)
  • Sliced Almonds to serve

Nutrition Information

Qty per
328g serve
Qty per
100g
Energy 1876cal 571cal
Protein 15.1g 4.6g
Fat (total) 5.6g 1.7g
 - saturated 0.69g 0.21g
Carbohydrate 65g 20g
 - sugars 4.16g 1.27g
Dietary Fibre 7.4g 2.2g
Sodium 438mg 133mg

Nutritional information does not include the following ingredients: sliced almonds

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad is a  nice, little and easy side dish the whole family will enjoy. Because it tastes so good they might not even realize it’s good for them either.

This is fantastic side dish for chicken or fish – or make a huge batch of it when having guests around.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.

  2. Cut and dice pumpkin, place on a lined baking tray and dry bake for 20 minutes.

  3. While pumpkin is baking prepare remaining ingredients.

  4. Place quinoa in saucepan and pour chicken stock in. Bring to the boil, once boiled reduce heat to low. Stir occasionally allowing to cook until liquid is absorbed, approximately 10-15 minutes.

  5. Heat a frypan with 1 tablespoon oil and add onion and mushrooms, over a high heat stir until mushrooms and onion are soft and starting to brown.

  6. Place cooked quinoa in bowls top with pumpkin pieces, add a scoop of mushroom mix to each bowl also then sprinkle with sliced almonds.

  7. Serve on it's own or with a steamed chicken breast on top.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Pumpkin Quinoa Salad is not suitable for freezing. Keep refrigerated in an air tight container for up to 4 days.
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Lydia Williams

Lydia is our gorgeous food editor and a ray of sunshine in the Stay at Home Mum kitchen. In between cooking and and trialing all our recipes you can f...Read Moreind her photographing her work for Stay at Home Mum. She has 2 gorgeous children and a spunk of a husband who understands her passion for food. Read Less

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