A delicious yet healthy continental meal that you can serves as brunch over the weekends or works great even as dinner. This meal with Herbed Butter Garlic Quinoa, Walnut & Mushroom Veg Bolognese and an Apple Cucumber Minty Salad is something you shouldn't miss out on.
To break the monotony of our everyday dal chawal meals, over the weekends the family looks forward to something different from the usual. This meal is a highly nutritious, as the meal uses ingredients like quinoa, walnuts, apples, cucumbers.
The vegetarian bolognese is inspired from the classic Italian bolognese, Although we've used walnuts and mushrooms, if you do not prefer mushrooms, you can add a medley of vegetables like baby corn, carrots, zucchini, bell peppers or even tofu. The meat lovers can add chicken instead.
While the quinoa is seasoned with garlic and herbs, pressured cooked to bring out all the flavours and the fresh salad has a mix of crunchy ingredients like apples, cucumbers and a few pickled jalapeno slices, that not only add to the tang but also add to the heat of the salad.
You could add any ingredients of your choice to the salad, be it pineapples, carrots, radish or any thing of your choice.
So head to your kitchen and whip up this meal already.
A delicious and healthy element of not just carbohydrates, quinoa is a complex carbohydrate, which is also a source of protein and high fiber.
This recipe of the Herbed Quinoa, uses mixed herbs and fried garlic that lends a beautiful flavour to it.
Try our other Quinoa Recipes:
- Roasted Bell Pepper Quinoa Recipe
- Lemon Parsley Quinoa Recipe
- Rice With Quinoa Recipe- Pressure Cooker Method
Although Bolognese is a meat dish, this is our version of a vegetarian bolognese. MAde with mushrooms and walnuts, this dish is packed with such lovely flavours.
This Walnut & Mushroom Veg Bolognese, can be eaten with spaghetti, herbed rice, quinoa or even with a slice of garlic bread.
Try our other recipes:
- Greek Style Μαυρομάτικα Recipe (Black Eyed Beans with Celery and Thyme Recipe)
- One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe
- Chickpea & Date Tagine Recipe
A fresh element to this meal, is this Apple Cucumber Minty Salad, with tangy and sweet notes.
Try our other Salad Recipes:
- Charred Corn and Radish Salad Recipe
- Cherry Tomato and Orange Salad Recipe (with Asian Orange Dressing Recipe)
- Herbed Potato And Green Olive Salad Recipe - A Delicious Summertime Salad