Freekeh-ishly Healthy Salad

Freekeh-ishly Healthy Salad

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Freekeh is a grain that’s very popular in Italy - you’ll usually find it in soups and salads. It’s got a good kick of fibre, iron and even some zinc but most importantly, it has the perfect taste and texture for this healthy January dinner.

Tags:HealthyVeggieSpicy
Allergens:GlutenSesameMilk
Preparation Time25 minutes
Difficulty levelLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

¾ cup(s)

Freekeh

(ContainsGluten)

1 unit(s)

Red Pepper

2 unit(s)

Spring Onion

1 unit(s)

Pomegranate Seeds

½ unit(s)

Lemon

½ tbsp

Zahtar Spice

(ContainsSesame)

1 block(s)

Feta Cheese

(ContainsMilk)

3 tbsp

Mint

Nutritional information/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)1887 kJ
Energy (kcal)451 kcal
Fat12.0 g
of which saturates7.0 g
Carbohydrate70 g
Protein17 g
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.
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Knife
Bowl
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1

Bring a large pot of water to the boil with ¼ tsp of salt. Add the freekeh and continue to boil gently for 12 mins. Drain, cover with a tea towel and keep to one side until everything else is ready.

Finely slice the spring onion
Finely slice the spring onion
2

Remove the core of the pepper and chop into small cubes ½ cm thick, if your knife skills allow. Finely slice the spring onions.

Make a dressing
Make a dressing
3

Make a dressing using the zest and juice of half the lemon, ¼ tsp of salt, the zahtar spice and 2 tbsp of olive oil. Give it all a good whisk.

Mix your salad together
Mix your salad together
4

Mix the freekeh with the diced red pepper, spring onion, pomegranate seeds and half the dressing. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper to your liking.

5

Divide the salad between your bowls and top with picked mint leaves, crumbled feta and a drizzle more of the dressing.