Diabetes: My favourite Asian low GI quinoa salad recipe

My favourite summer quinoa salad recipe - Ready to eat in 5 minutes! Sophie de Ville

Diabetes & yummy recipe: What a terrific fresh, crunchy Asian salad. The fresh herbs and Asian dressing with wonderful flavours make it extra special. Make a lot of it because you are really going to enjoy it!! My boys even asked for some, twice!👏

Ingredients

  • For the dressing:
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 3cm ginger
  • small green/red chilli if you like it spicy
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1tsp sunflower oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp soja sauce (or tamari for gluten free)
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 20g mint
  • 20g coriander
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  • For the salad:
  • carrots
  • cucumber
  • cabbage
  • broccoli

Directions

  • Shred the carrots
  • Do not use of the stem of the broccoli (keep it to make soup at a later time) and cut it in small pieces.
  • For the cucumber, make thin spears.
  • Cut in thin slices the cabbage as if you were making coleslaw.
  • Use a separate dish for the dressing
  • Add everything together
  • Cut thinly the garlic, herbs, ginger, chilli and mint.
  • The sauce is for 2-3 people

Diabetes & Carb content:

Remember that 300g of vegetables equals to 1R or 10g carbs


👉Tamari sauce can be used instead of soja sauce for our gluten intolerant friends.

👉For the pomegranate, I propose you. look at my YouTube recipe on freezing pomegranate. You will be able to have some all year round.

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