Sesame-ginger-beet quinoa bowl

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PREP TIME

30 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

4

Sesame-ginger-beet quinoa bowl

Photo, Erik Putz.


Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 bunch beets , about 750 g
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 4 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 avocado , sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds , toasted

Instructions

  • COOK rinsed quinoa in a medium saucepan following package directions, about 10 min. Scoop quinoa into a large bowl to cool slightly.
  • TRIM green tops from beets. Wash and dry greens well, then thinly slice and set aside. Peel beets and coarsely grate.
  • WHISK vinegar with oils, ginger, soy and honey in a large bowl. Add beet greens, beets and quinoa. Toss to coat. Divide among 4 bowls. Top with avocado. Sprinkle with almonds.

 

How to cook quinoa

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 423,
  • Protein
  • 11 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 43 g,
  • Fat
  • 26 g,
  • Fibre
  • 12 g,
  • Sodium
  • 412 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C