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Quinoa, broccolini, green bean & proscuitto salad



4 portion(s)


  • 100g white quinoa
  • 100g Red Quinoa
  • 1000g water
  • 250g green beans sliced
  • 300g broccolini
  • 100g prosciutto torn into bits


  • 2 shallots
  • 40g balsamic vinegar
  • 20g olive oil
  • 10g wholegrain seeded mustard


  • 500g sliced chicken breasts or tenderloins

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Weigh quinoa into the simmering basket then wash until no bubble form.

    2. Add water to bowl and place simmering basket inside. Cook quinoa 15mins/Var/sp4

    3. While quinoa is cooking prepare greens. Put in varoma base and place on top when 4 mins remaining .

    4. Remove greens and wash under tap to stop cooking process and remove simmering basket and allow to drain. If you want it to be a warm salad place both in thermoserver or for a cold summer salad just set aside to cool.

    5. Pour out and discard remainig liquid from thermomix (no need to clean bowl) and add the prosciutto and 10g oil. Cook 4mins/Var/Counter-clockwise operation/sp1. 

    6. Remove from thermomix and place in thermoserver or set aside to cool.

    7. Add to thermomix bowl shallots and chop sp6/3sec. Then add remaining dressing ingredients of oil, balsamic, mustard and mix sp3/5sec.

    8 Toss the greens, proscuitto and dressing through the quinoa and serve immediately warm or later cold. High in protien it is a filling meal.



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500g chicken breast can be added to this dish if wanting to serve a larger amount of people. Place the sliced breast in the varoma tray at step 2.

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  • Family loved it. Put bacon in

    Submitted by Belinda2001 on 15. October 2016 - 17:54.

    Family loved it. Put bacon in instead and asparagus. Yummo


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  • Great idea for a salad, will

    Submitted by andyrog on 22. March 2015 - 09:48.

    Great idea for a salad, will try tonight. Many thanks

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