Donna Hay: Basics To Brilliance Kids

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A colourful salad to brighten up your next backyard BBQ.

Ingredients

  • 2 carrots, trimmed and peeled

  • 2 zucchinis, trimmed

  • 1 medium beetroot, trimmed and peeled

  • 1 avocado, halved, peeled and chopped

  • Tahini dressing

  • 1 tablespoon tahini

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • sea salt and cracked black pepper, to taste

  • Crunchy honey seeds

  • ¼ cup (40g) pepitas (pumpkin seeds)

  • ¼cup (40g) sunflower seeds

  • 2 teaspoons honey

Method

  • 1.

    To make the crunchy honey seeds, line a small tray with non-stick baking paper. Heat a small non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add the seeds and toast for 2 minutes, stirring with a spatula. Drizzle them with the honey, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook, stirring to coat, for another 1 minute or until golden brown. Use the spatula to help you carefully spread the hot seed mixture onto the prepared tray and allow to cool completely.

  • 2.

    Using a spiraliser, cut the carrots into long, curly noodles (you can also use a julienne peeler or grater). Repeat with the zucchinis and beetroot.

  • 3.

    To make the tahini dressing, place the tahini, lemon juice, oil, water, honey, salt and pepper in a medium jug and mix to combine, using a whisk (or you can shake it all up in a small sealed jar).

  • 4.

    Pile the vegies into a big serving bowl (keeping the colours separate) and add the avocado. Top with the dressing and honey seeds to serve.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 461kj
  • Fat Total 37g
  • Saturated Fat 5g
  • Protein 14g
  • Carbohydrate 26g
  • Sugar 12g
  • Sodium 618mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Notes

For more recipes like this, purchase your copy of Donna Hay's new cookbook, 'Basics to Brilliance Kids' at donnahay.com.au or from your favourite book store.

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