Quinoa and brown rice Mediterranean salad with pomegranate, feta and toasted pine nuts 

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  • Quinoa and brown rice Mediterranean salad with pomegranate, feta and toasted pine nuts 
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  • Ingredients:
  • 300g quinoa
  • 200g brown rice
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 200g pomegranates seeds 
  • 80g pine nuts, toasted
  • 1 1/2 tsp each of coriander, cumin, paprika & tumeric
  • 1 clove of garlic,crushed
  • 1 teaspoon of minced ginger 
  • Pinch of saffron strands
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of massel vegetable stock powder (with 2 tablespoons of hot water)
  • 1 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Pinch of maldon sea salt
  • Method:
  • Cover quinoa & brown rice in water and bring to the boil, stir and reduce heat and leave for 20min. Remove from heat add saffron strands, stir and let sit for a further 5min, drain and fluff the quinoa & rice,
  • Meanwhile, add onion, 1/2 of each of the spices, garlic, ginger & olive oil to a fry pan and cook onion until golden and aromatic. Set aside,
  • Quickly toast pine nuts and set aside, 
  • Add remaining spices, veggie stock and stir through until well combined,
  • Stir through all of the remaining ingredients & onion mixture and let cool,
  • Serve as a side or add lamb strips for a hearty meal. 
  • As always, Enjoy! 
  • Kiz x
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