Freekeh & Pumpkin Salad

Freekeh & Pumpkin Salad

A different & refreshing take on salads

Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins
Ready-in 0 mins

Ingredients

1 bag of salad greens
1/4 pumpkin piece, cubed and roasted
1/2 cup Mckenzies brand "Lentils, Freekeh and Beans" superblend (found where pulses and dried beans are in the supermarket) - cooked & cooled
1/3 cup lightly toasted flaked almonds
1/2 cup shaved parmesan cheese
1/2 avocado, sliced
Pesto of your choice (I prefer basil for this combination)
Fresh cracked pepper

Instructions

  1. Layer half the salad greens on a small plate/platter
  2. Scatter half of pumpkin bits, almonds and parmesan cheese over salad greens
  3. Layer the remaining half of the salad greens over the top
  4. Scatter remaining half of pumpkin bits, almonds and parmesan cheese over salad greens
  5. Lay sliced avocado in centre of salad
  6. Mix approx 1/4 cup pesto with 2 tabs of hot water until pesto is runny
  7. Drizzle pesto over salad and cracked pepper over the top to finish
  8. Make this a main meal by adding a protein of your choice - grilled chicken, lamb etc...