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Roast vegetable and freekeh salad

8
7
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
A delicious Middle Eastern-style vegetarian dish filled with vegies and fresh herbs.

Ingredients

pumpkin

350 g, cut into 1cm pieces

zucchini

1 medium, thinly sliced

eggplant

1 medium, cut into 1cm pieces

fennel bulb(s)

1 baby, thickly sliced

mushrooms

150 g, button variety, halved

ground cumin

2 tsp

smoked paprika

1 tsp

dry freekah

200 g

olive oil

3 tsp

fresh lemon rind

2 tsp, finely grated

lemon juice

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

fresh flat-leaf parsley

1½ tbs, chopped

fresh mint

3 tsp, chopped

fresh dill

1½ tsp, chopped

harissa

3 tsp

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

150 g

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Spread pumpkin over prepared tray and lightly spray with oil. Bake for 15 minutes. Add zucchini, eggplant, fennel and mushrooms to pumpkin and lightly spray with oil. Sprinkle with cumin and paprika and toss to combine. Bake for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook freekeh following packet instructions. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Whisk oil, rind, juice, parsley, mint and dill in a small bowl.
  3. Combine harissa with yoghurt in a small bowl.
  4. Add roasted vegetables and half the dressing to bowl with freekeh and toss to combine. Serve drizzled with remaining dressing and harissa sauce.

Notes

TIPS: Freekeh is young wheat that is picked while still green and then cracked and roasted. Find it in the health-food section of large supermarkets, delis and health-food stores. Add ½ tsp dried chilli flakes with cumin in Step 1. Swap freekeh for brown rice.

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