Israeli Quinoa/Couscous Salad
Ingredients (Serves 6!)
- 1 cup quinoa or couscous
- 2 large ears fresh corn
- Cherry tomatoes
- Spring onion leaves, thinly sliced
- 1 small onion finely chopped
- 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
- Grated lemon zest & juice from 1 to 2 lemons
- Pink Himalayan Salt
- 200g feta cheese
- Chopped Italian herbs, such as basil, mint, chives, dill, and parsley
- Prepare quinoa/couscous per package directions. Drain and run under cold water to cool.
- Meanwhile, in large bowl, wash and toss corn, tomatoes, onion, spring onion leaves, oil, lemon zest and juice, and 1/2 tsp salt.
- Toss with quinoa/couscous. Add feta, then herbs.
Quick Chickpea and Greens Stew
Ingredients (Serves 4)
- Olive oil 1 tbsp
- Garlic, pressed 1 tbsp
- Lemon zest 1/2 tsp
- Fennel seeds crushed/powder 1/4 tsp
- Tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon pink salt
- 1 bunch spinach and/or kale, stems and tough ribs removed, leaves coarsely chopped (about 12 cups)
- Cherry tomatoes
- A fistful of chopped broccoli
- 300g chickpeas, rinsed
- Lemon wedges, for serving
- Heat oil in a large oven on medium. Add garlic and lemon zest and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
- Add fennel and cook, stirring, 2 minutes more. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute.
- Add 4 cups water and 1 teaspoon salt; cover and bring to a boil. Add spinach, broccoli, kale, tomatoes, and chickpeas and simmer 4 minutes.
- Uncover and cook, stirring, until greens are just tender and tomatoes have begun to break down, 2 to 3 minutes more. Serve with lemon wedges if desired.
Lemon Herb Pasta Salad (Serves 4)
- 175g pasta
- 1.5 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp lemon zest (from 1 large lemon)
- Pink salt and pepper
- 1 small bunch spinach, thick stems removed
- A few leaves of dill, chives, tarragon and basil
- 100g feta
- Cook pasta, rinse under cold water to cool, then drain well.
- Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together oil, lemon zest, 1/4tth tsp salt and pepper. Toss with pasta and refrigerate until ready to serve (up to overnight).
- When ready to serve, toss with spinach, herbs, and feta!
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