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Butter bean & Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Dr Chintal Patel
Serves - 4
Prep. Time - 10 mins
Cooking Time - 2 hours
GF, DF, Vegan


  • 1 tin butter beans
  • 200gms quinoa – cooked
  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • Handful coriander
  • 300gms mozzarella balls
  • Seeds of 1 pomegranate


  • 4 tablespoons EVOO,
  • 4 tablespoons pomegranate molasses,
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • First cook the quinoa in boiling water an set aside to cool or use pre cooked quinoa to save time.
  • Drain the butter beans
  • Peel and chop the avocados into roughly 1-2cm chunks
  • Quarter the cucumber and chop into similar sided chunks
  • Roughly chop the coriander
  • Remove the seeds from the pomegranate
  • Mix all the above with the mozzarella balls
  • Finally, mix all the dressing ingredients together & pour over the salad ready to serve

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