Happy heart bowl
Photo by Annabel Langbein Media
This bowl meal has Middle Eastern flavours, but you can follow the same technique using ingredients and flavourings from other parts of the world. The essence of a good bowl meal is to start with the dressing in the base and then mix through your cooked grains so they soak up the flavours.
Layer in other ingredients with the most fragile on top, along with anything crisp and crunchy. These kind of meals can also be layered into a jar as a portable lunch.
For the salad
For the tahini dressing
|1 small||Garlic clove, crushed to a paste with a little salt|
|½||Lemon, finely grated zest only; or use orange zest|
|2 Tbsp||Boutique extra virgin olive oil|
|1 Tbsp||Lemon juice|
|1 tsp||Fresh ginger, finely grated|
|½ tsp||Ground cumin|
|1 pinch||Freshly ground black pepper, to taste|
- To make tahini dressing, place all ingredients in a small jar and shake to combine. Taste and adjust seasonings.
- Spoon dressing into the base of a large jar or bowl or, if serving 2, divide between 2 medium jars or bowls.
- Layer in all other ingredients in order listed. If using bowls, toss gently before serving. If making in jars, screw on lids and, when ready to eat, invert into bowls and toss gently.
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