140g (5oz) quinoa
400ml (14fl oz) water
1 tsp Marigold reduced-salt vegetable bouillon powder
3–4 tbsp fresh or frozen petits pois
2 tbsp cashew nuts
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
2 tsp lemon juice
1 large carrot, julienned (finely sliced lengthways)
6 spring onions, finely sliced
ground black pepper
- Add the quinoa, water and vegetable bouillon powder to a pan and bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for about 13 minutes, or until all the water has been absorbed and the quinoa grains are soft and fluffy.
- Add the peas and stir through then remove from the heat (they will cook or soften slightly in the residual warmth).
- Combine with all other ingredients, tossing thoroughly to mix all the flavours. You could also add in red pepper.
GL per serving: 6 Variations: omit the cashew nuts if you have an allergy to them – the quinoa provides complete Proteins are large molecules consisting of chains of amino acids. Proteins are essential nutrients for the human body – they are a building block of… on its own.
Allergy suitability: Gluten is a protein found in the cereals wheat, rye and barley. Obvious sources of gluten in the diet are bread, pasta, breakfast cereals and…, wheat, dairy free (use tamari instead of soy if you cannot eat wheat).