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Quinoa Salad

If quinoa is not to your taste, you could try using basmati rice, cooking it the same way as the quinoa without rinsing at the start. You could also add a small amount of low FODMAPs cheese such as feta or chevre.

Ingredients

Method

1.

Rinse the quinoa well in cold water then drain in a fine sieve.

2.

Heat garlic-infused oil over low heat in a medium saucepan.  Add the ginger and spices and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.  Add the quinoa and stir to combine.  Cook for 2 minutes, stirring.  Add the water, bring to the simmer, then cover and cook for 10-15 minutes until tender and the water has been absorbed. 

3.

Spread quinoa over a large late or shallow bowl and cool to room temperature.

4.

Mix cool quinoa with the carrots, chives and spinach.  Combine the lemon juice and oil and mix into the salad. 

5.

Gently toast the nuts or seeds in a dry frypan until golden and scatter over the top.

Serve & Enjoy!

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