Freekeh, Quinoa, Avocado Salad

Freekeh, Quinoa, Avocado Salad

Freekeh,Quinoa, Avocado Salad Recipe.

If you are on a look out for healthy salad then Freekeh, Quinoa, Avocado Salad is the best choice.  Are all the salads are healthy? I get asked this question quite often. Well, then I explain how to choose the salad dressing, about the main ingredients in the salad and it’s topping, etc. All right, let come back to this salad now. This salad is a killer! a very healthy salad, feel light inside the stomach and you can enjoy this salad during any time of the day.

freekeh,quinoa, avocado salad

I have used a combination of a very healthy quinoa, freekeh and avocado for this salad. When it came to decide on the salad dressing, I just wanted to make a simple dressing so that it does not over power the flavors which freekeh and quinoa have to offer. So I made simple lemon vinaigrette with very little lemon juice. Make sense?

freekeh,quinoa, avocado salad

If anyone out there wondering what freekeh is!. Okay, freekeh is a superbly nutritious and healthy grain made from roasting green durum wheat grains. The grains are harvested when it’s still green in color, threshed and sun dried to make this beautiful freekeh grains. For more info, click here.

Try out this wonderful Freekeh, Quinoa, Avocado Salad and let me know your comments please..

Freekeh, Quinoa, Avocado Salad Recipe with step by step photos..

Ingredients

  • Freekeh – 100 gms
  • Quinoa black -50 gms
  • Quinoa white -50 gms
  • Water as needed (follow the cooking instructions)
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper as needed
  • Tomato – 1 medium, diced
  • Onion – 1 medium, diced
  • Spinach as needed
  • Roquette lettuce as needed
  • Avocado – half, diced
  • Olive oil – 1 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 Tsp

Directions

  1. Wash and strain quinoa.
  2. In a medium pot, take quinoa-freekeh mix and add water.
  3. For one cup of freekeh-quinoa mix, add three cups of water.
  4. Let it come to a boil.
  5. Reduce the fire, cover with a lid and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. In the mean time, chop spinach, cut onion , tomatoes and avocado.
  7. To make dressing, combine olive oil, lemon juice in a bowl and season.
  8. When the freekeh-quinoa mix  is ready, remove  from fire and let it cool down.
  9. In a clean bowl, combine freekeh-quinoa, onion, tomato, lettuce, spinach, avocado and dressing.
  10. Mix well and serve at room temperature.

Note: For cooking the freekeh-quinoa mix, follow the instructions given the packet. I have used 3 cups of water for 1 cup of freekeh-quinoa mix.

Boil Freekeh-quinoa mix and cool it down..

freekeh,quinoa, avocado salad

Mix together with spinach, roquette, avocado, onion, tomato and dressing..

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Bone Appetite & Happy Cooking!

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7 Comments

  1. Raghav khanna says:

    Wow. Amazing. I did not know much about freekeh, now I can add freekeh too into my list.Very good post. Thank you for sharing..

  2. Lloyd james says:

    Is freekeh and quinoa mix available in the market place? I wud defenitely wanna try this.

  3. I am regular visitor of your blog and this recipe is awesome. Very informative and worth giving it a try.

  4. It’s the 1st time I come across such a salad…. n it’s really interesting ….

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