High protein quinoa, pea and courgette salad recipe

Libby Limon BSc NT mBANT / Jan 7, 2016

A healthy, protein packed lunch time salad that is full of green goodness.

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Ingredients - Serves 1

1                      Courgette (sliced into 1 cm rounds)

200g               Green beans (trimmed and cut in half)

100g               Tenderstem broccoli (cut in half)

150g               Frozen peas

250g               Ready made quinoa

Sea salt and black pepper

Dressing

50g
                Cashew Nuts

1⁄2 juice
         Lemon

2 tbsp            Olive Oil

3 tbsp
            Water

25g
               Fresh Mint

 

Method:

In a steamer pan, steam the vegetables for 3-5mins, until they are green but still crunchy. Refresh in cold water and drain. Meanwhile make the dressing in a blender, by blend all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Mix together the vegetables, quinoa, and dressing, season well and serve.