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Quinoa and Brown Rice Salad



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  • 150 grams brown rice
  • 150 grams quinoa
  • 300 grams mixed vegetables (to steam), eg pumpkin, sweet potato, beetroot, zucchini, beans
  • 200 grams fresh vegetables, e.g. cherry tomatoes, cucumber, snow peas, capsicum
  • 1 can Chickpeas
  • 100 grams Kalamata Olives
  • 100 grams feta or goats cheese
  • 50 grams soy sauce
  • 50 grams olive oil
  • 50 grams lemon juice
  • 1 bunch Fresh herbs, e.g parsley, mint, basil
  • 80 grams Cashews
  • 80 grams almonds

Recipe's preparation

  1. Rinse brown rice and place in simmering basket.

    Rinse quinoa well under cold water.  Place in simmering basket with rice.

    Add 900 gms water to TM bowl.

    Cook 15mins/Varoma/Sp4.

    Add chopped vegetables to steam into varoma dish.  Place varoma on top of TM bowl.

    Cook 15mins/Varoma/Sp4.

    Check rice and vegetables to ensure they are cooked .  Place rice, quinoa and vegetables into serving bowl. Rinse TM bowl

    Add nuts to TM bowl. Chop 4 secs/Sp4. Add to serving bowl

    Add herbs to TM bowl.  Chop 5 secs/Sp5.  Add olive oil, soy sauce and lemon juice to TM bowl.  Mix 5 secs/sp 4.  

    Add olives, cheese and chickpeas to serving bowl.

    Pour dressing over salad and serve



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If you have excess cooked rice/quinoa you can freeze this for another time

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