Courgette lentil cress salad on a bed of grains with a scattering of pomegranate jewels – the colours say it all. Packed with goodness, plenty of veg and grains and great for a summer party/bbq


Eating variety is good for your gut and those colours certainly put a smile to my face! I have used @hunterandgatheruk avocado oil and @merchantgourmet grains for this tasty creation


Ingredients
• 3 courgettes sliced into rounds
• 1 tin of green lentils drained
• 1 microwave pouch of quinoa grains/bulgar wheat
• 1 pack of watercress salad leaves
• 1 lemon juiced
• 1 tsp paprika
• 1 tsp crushed chilli
• 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
• 2 tbs avocado oil
• Handful of pomegranate seeds

Method
1
Pre heat oven to 200 degrees celsius gas mark 7. Marinate courgettes with 1 tbs avocado oil, chilli, paprika and salt and pepper and bake in the oven until softened.
2 Mix the cress, lentils and roasted courgettes in a large bowl, followed by 1 tbs avocado oil, lemon juice, vinegar and some pepper.
3 Finally microwave the quinoa pouch, spread the quinoa on a large flat dish. top with your salad and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds.

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