Quinoa, lemon, sesame and beetroot salad
( SERVES 4 )
Photo by Babiche Martens
Quinoa is easy to cook and good for you. Try it in this colourful salad of beetroot, preserved lemon and sesame.
- Boil the quinoa in salted water until tender, drain.
- Heat the olive oil and fry the onion until golden, remove then add the ginger, cumin, mustard and sesame seeds to the pan. Stir and cook until golden and fragrant.
- Add with the oil to the onions. Add the preserved lemon, sherry vinegar and juice of one lime. Stir together, adding extra olive oil while tasting, to make the dressing.
- Peel the beetroot and cut into fine strips. Toss the greens in the dressing and arrange on plates alternating with the quinoa and beetroot. Season and drizzle with extra dressing.