Disney Cookabout Recipe: Ancient grain and pomegranate salad with crispy onions and feta

Disney Cookabout Recipe: Ancient grain and pomegranate salad with crispy onions and feta

Disney Channel©.

Hi guys! Its Foodie Friday and today I am sharing another cool recipe from Disney’s Cookabout that was featured on their recent shows. The cooking show sees kids learn where our food comes from, visiting farms around the country before heading back to the kitchen to learn to cook with the ingredients.

 

 

ANCIENT GRAIN AND POMEGRANATE SALAD WITH CRISPY ONIONS AND FETA

RECIPE: CHRISTINE CAPENDALE courtesy Disney Channel©.

IMAGES: ANITA REED/DISNEY CHANNEL

Ingredients

SALAD

80 g bulgur wheat

80 g quinoa

400 ml water

150 g cooked, drained chickpeas

100 g cooked, drained lentils

50 ml chopped mint

50 ml chopped parsley

Seeds of ½ pomegranate OR one small pomegranate

Salt and black pepper for seasoning

DRESSING

30 ml pomegranate molasses

1 garlic clove crushed

15ml Honey

30 ml Olive Oil

Finely grated zest of ½ lemon

15 ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

5 ml Dijon mustard or any mild mustard

Salt and pepper for seasoning

TO SERVE: 60 ml crispy onion rings or flakes

100 g feta cheese, cubed

Extra mint for garnish

METHOD

Add the bulgur wheat, quinoa and the water to a medium sized saucepan and bring to the boil on medium heat. Add some salt.

Cook for 15 minutes with lid on the saucepan until all the liquid has been absorbed.

Spoon the cooked quinoa and bulgur wheat into a large bowl to cool down quickly.

After a few minutes add the chickpeas, lentils, mint, parsley and the pomegranate seeds.

Combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a small jug and mix well.

Add the dressing and toss through the salad.

Serve the salad topped with the crispy onion, feta cheese and some mint as garnish.

 

Bon Appetit!

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