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Vegan Brown Rice, Quinoa & Pumpkin Salad



10 portion(s)


  • 350 gram brown rice
  • 50 gram Red Quinoa, rinsed
  • 200 gram pumpkin or sweet potato, cubed
  • 50 gram currants
  • 50 gram Mixed seeds
  • 50 gram pumpkin seeds
  • 0.25 bunch shallots, finely chopped


  • 1 level tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 level tbsp soy sauce, gluten free, Tamari
  • 1 level tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 level teaspoons lemon juice
  • pinch salt

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add 900 grams of hot water to TM bowl, add basket with rice and quinoa. Cook for 15 minutes on speed 4, 100 degrees.
  2. Meanwhile, cube pumpkin and place in Varoma dish. Place on top of TM bowl and cook at Varoma temperature, speed 4, for a further 20 minutes, or unitl rice is cooked.
  3. Remove Varoma and rice basket, and set aside to cool.
  4. Dressing
  5. Empty the still warm TM bowl and immediately add all salad dressing ingredients. Insert the butterfly and mix for 20 seconds on speed 2.
  6. Mix the salad
  7. Add all salad ingredients in a large bowl and mix. Add dressing to taste. Start with half the dressing, add more if desired.

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The original recipe was provided by chef Francois of Solar Springs Health Retreat at Bundanoon. I added the quinoa and changed the quantity of 400 grams cooked brown rice to uncooked.


You can subsitute the brown sugar and soy sauce for Ketjap Manis, which is quite sweet already.


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  • Delicious recipe, have cooked it a number of times...

    Submitted by Shaz0311 on 15. December 2023 - 04:33.

    Delicious recipe, have cooked it a number of times and everyone loves it!

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