Watermelon & Courgetti Quinoa Salad

When the sun is shining, London really is one of the best places to be. People are happier, the streets busier and the overall hum of day to day life, a little brighter. Now is the perfect time to make the most of British Summer Time as well as the abundance of fresh seasonal produce available with a little al fresco dining. pollen + grace have come up with this delicious and healthy Watermelon and Courgetti Salad with Lime and Chilli dressing, packed with the superfood Quinoa, to create the perfect summer plate of light, fresh and refreshing flavours.

For the salad:

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 courgettes
  • 1/4 of a watermelon
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 tbsp black sesame
  • 1 cup quinoa, cooked
  • optional: grilled king prawns, 4 per person

METHOD

1. Using a spiraliser, make the courgette into ribbons and cut the cucumber into small chunks

2. Mix the courgetti with the white quinoa, cucumber, lemon juice and rind, himalayan salt and olive oil

3. Remove the rind from the watermelon and cut into squares

4. Mix the watermelon into the courgetti mix and sprinkle the back sesame over the top – topping with the prawns if desired

For the dressing:

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 chillies
  • 3 limes juiced
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ½ cup oil
  • ½ cup water
  • salt to taste

METHOD

1. De-seed and remove the stalks from the chilli

2. Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix until fully combined

3. Serve

For further information on pollen + grace and to place an order, please visit www.pollenandgrace.com

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