Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato & Pomegranate

January 30th, 2015

Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato & Pomegranate

1 large sweet potato cubed
150g Feta or Goats cheese crumbled
1 Pomegranate
A few spring onions finely sliced
2 cucumbers diced
1/2 cup Sunflower Seeds
1to1&1/2 cups tri colour quinoa
Olive or Coconut oil

Olive oil
1 lemon

*Toss sweet potato in oil & cumin , spread on tray & bake till golden
Rinse Quinoa & cook till just tender, drain well
Halve Pomegranate remove seeds by tapping back with large spoon
Combine all ingredients, whisk together 1/3 cup oil , juice of lemon & 2 tbls honey salt/pepper toss into salad
Sprinkle with extra seeds
Serves 4
You can add any vegetable you like finely diced capsicum,carrot, snow peas as well as chopped nuts give this salad some crunch and lots of texture

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