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When you’re a full-time foodie as well as being devoted to keeping mean and lean, sometimes the two can clash. This groovy salad is full of the good stuff and will be sure to satisfy all the requirements of a healthy lifestyle whilst being super pretty to look at and tasting super fresh and exotic.
1 bunch coriander, chopped
1/2 bunch parsley, chopped
1/2 red onion, finely diced
1 cup freekah (or cracked wheat or quinoa)
1/2 cup Puy lentils
2 tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds
2 tbsp toasted slivered almonds
2 tbsp toasted pine nuts
2 tbsp baby capers
1/2 cup currants
Juice of 1 lemon
3 tbsp extra virgin olive
Sea salt to taste
1 pomegranate, deseeded, to serve
1 cup thick Greek yoghurt
1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted and ground
1 tbsp honey
Blanch freekah and lentils separately in boiling water until both just cooked.
Drain well and allow to cool.
Mix the yoghurt, ground cumin and honey until combined.
In a medium bowl, place the coriander, parsley, red onion, freekah, lentils, toasted nuts, capers, currants, lemon juice and olive oil. Mix well and season to taste.
Place into serving dish and top with cumin yoghurt and pomegranate seeds.