Quinoa & feta salad with vegetables

Ingredients

  • 200g quinoa
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion, peeled but left whole, then cut into 1cm thick round slices
  • 2 peppers, red, yellow or mixture, deseeded and cut into chunky long wedges
  • 200g baby courgettes, halved lengthways
  • 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • pinch of sugar
  • small pack flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 200g pack feta cheese

Directions

  • Prep 30 minutes
  • Cook 30 minutes
  • Serves 4

Cook the quinoa following pack instructions, then drain really well and set aside.

Meanwhile heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Toss the onion and peppers with 1 tbsp of the oil and seasoning on a roasting tray, then roast for 15 mins.

Toss the courgettes and garlic with the rest of the veg and roast for another 15 mins.

Squeeze the roasted garlic cloves out of their skins and mash with some seasoning. Stir in the remaining oil, lemon juice and zest and season with sugar to taste. Drizzle over the quinoa and toss together with the roasted vegetables and parsley. Crumble over the feta, toss gently again and serve.

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 404
Fat per serving: 21g
Saturated fat per serving: 8.4g
Protein per serving: 23g
Carbohydrate per serving: 35g
Fiber per serving: 2.6g
Cholesterol per serving: 440mg
Sodium per serving: 1.9g
Rs per serving: 1.8g

 

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