Salads are always a healthier option for any meal of the day, be it for the breakfast or lunch or dinner. Well! The week has already started and to kick-start it in a healthy way, opt for a good salad for your breakfast. Here we have shared you the quick and palatable 'Quinoa Salad With Citrus Dressing' shared by the chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Have a look!
Ingredients You Need
Cooked quinoa - 2 cups
Moong sprouts - ¼ cup
Boiled corn kernels - ½ cup
Pecan nuts - 7-8
Halved cherry tomatoes - 5-6
Chopped mint leaves - 1 tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tbsp
Crushed black peppercorns to taste
Baby spinach leaves - 8-10
Salt to taste
For Citrus Dressing
Orange - 1 medium
Juice of 1 Italian lemon
Finely chopped celery - 1 inch
Dijon mustard paste - 1 tsp
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Heat a pan and squeeze out the orange juice in it and then add the lemon juice, chopped celery and give a quick stir. Let it cook until it's reduced. Off the flame and allow it to cool.
Into a bowl, add a cup of quinoa, sprouts, corn kernels, pecan nuts, cherry tomatoes, mint leaves, coriander leaves and mix it well.
Then add the remaining quinoa and season it with some salt and black peppercorns. Meanwhile add the mustard paste to the prepared citrus dressing and mix it well and pour it over the salad.
Then torn the spinach leaves to the salad and give a quick stir and serve.
So guys, do try this quick Quinoa Salad and stay healthy...
(Courtesy: Sanjeev Kapoor & Shutterstock)