Quinoa salad with sriracha meatballs

Hey everyone! How are you doing?

 

The weather in London is crazy good so I wanted to make a salad. I don’t know about you guys but when the weather is warm, I don’t like to eat heavy stuff. Let’s get started.

 

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You will need:

For the meatballs:

500 grams of minced beef (use turkey if you don’t like beef)

3 tablespoons of sriracha

1 large egg

3  tablespoons of breadcrumbs

1 teaspoon of oregano

a dash of salt and pepper

preheat your oven for 200 degrees (400 if fahrenheit)

 

For the salad:

120 grams of quinoa

100 grams of green beans

150 grams of baby spinach

2 tablespoons of sesame oil

2 tablespoons of lemon juice

2 tablespoons of pumpkin seeds

1 teaspoon of soy sauce

serves – 4

 

Cook the quinoa according to the instructions on the package.

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Put the meat into a bowl and add the egg, the breadcrumbs, the seasoning, and the sriracha. Mix well and make medium sized meatballs.

 

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You should be able to make 12 meatballs. Place them on a baking tray and put them into the oven. They should be ready in 18 minutes.

 

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Boil the green beans for 3 minutes and set aside. When your quinoa is ready, mix it with the spinach while still warm. Add the green beans and the sesame oil mixture. Add your green beans and the pumpkin seeds and mix well.

When the meatballs are ready serve it with the salad.sriracha 5

Put some extra drops of sriracha if you want to and you are ready to eat. Bon appetit.

 

Hope you make it.

See you on Saturday,

The Fashion Eclectic.

 

 

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