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Recipe: Honey Mustard Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potato Mash


Ingredients:

Salad

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 3 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1 large Granny Smith apple, washed, cored, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp The Chia Co. Chia Seeds
  • 5 tbsp pecans, roughly chopped

 Dressing

  • 1 1/2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 1 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 
3 tbsp The Chia Co. Chia Oil

Sweet Potato Mash

  • 1 large sweet potato, washed, peeled, sliced
  • 1tbsp The Chia Co. Chia Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin seeds

Method:

  1. Cook quinoa according to packet instructions and place in a large salad bowl, allow to cool.
  2. Add remaining salad ingredients to quinoa bowl and mix.
  3. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl, stir until evenly combined. Pour over salad.
  4. Steam sweet potato until soft. Place into a blender and combine with chia seeds & cumin until smooth. Scoop out and serve with salad. Enjoy.


Editor’s Note: This recipe was made in collaboration with The Chia Co.