Low Calorie Lunch

Beet and Quinoa Salad

with a creamy yogurt dressing
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Beet and Quinoa Salad
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
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This nutritious salad is rich in powerful plant protein thanks to the quinoa. 

You can replace the quinoa with another grain like bulgur or brown rice.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
21 ozs small Beets
12 ozs Quinoa
3 ozs almonds
1 tsp fennel seeds
1 Tbsp powdered sugar
3 ozs Yogurt
2 Tbsps Mayonnaise
1 tsp Horseradish (jar)
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2 sprigs mint (leaves removed)
2 Tbsps Currants
How healthy are the main ingredients?
QuinoaYogurtalmondMayonnaiseCurrantHorseradish

Preparation steps

1.
Steam the beetroot for around 40 minutes.
2.
Rinse the quinoa in a sieve and then add to a pot of boiling salt water for around 10 minutes. Drain.
3.
Peel the beetroot and leave to cool.
4.

Dry roast the almonds and the fennel seeds in a hot pan. Dust with the icing sugar and allow to caramelize slightly. Remove from the pan and leave to cool, then chop.

5.
To make the dressing mix together the yogurt, mayonnaise, horseradish, lemon juice, salt and ground black pepper (and a little water if desired) and season to taste.
6.

Cut the beet into wedges, arrange on plates with the quinoa and sprinkle with the nut and seed mixture. Drizzle with the dressing and serve garnished with mint.