Turnip salad, quinoa and roasted sesame seeds: salad recipe to take care of yourself before Christmas

Although this tuber is an ingredient that I don't usually buy, the recipe for turnip salad, quinoa and roasted sesame seeds What I bring you today is one of those dishes that are worth recommending, for how tasty it is and because it is a different salad with a mixture of flavors that you like when you try it.

In addition, it is ideal to prepare in two batches and thus seize time when we're in a hurry. The day before you can prepare the turnip in the oven and the next day you will only have to assemble the salad and bring it to the table. What more can you ask for?

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For 2 persons
  • Large turnip 1
  • Garlic clove, chopped 1
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • Honey 2 tablespoons
  • Get a pinch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Fresh coriander chopped 2 tablespoons
  • Lettuce
  • Cooked Quinoa 1 cup
  • Chopped onion 1/4 cup
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

How to make turnip salad, quinoa and roasted sesame seeds

Difficulty: Medium
  • Total time 45 m
  • Elaboration 45 m

We start heating the oven to 180ºC. Peel the turnip and cut it into cubes, place it in a bowl and add the chopped garlic, olive oil, 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds, honey and salt.

Mix until everything is united, we place it on a baking sheet and cook it for half an hour until everything is caramelized. Remove the tray from the oven, add the soy sauce and cilantro and let it cool.

To assemble the salad, we mix the turnips already cold with the chopped lettuce, the cooked quinoa, the scallions and the rest of the roasted sesame seeds. Beat the vinegar and the sesame oil and we pour it on the salad. Mix everything until well combined and serve.

With what to accompany the turnip salad, quinoa and sesame seeds

I served this recipe for turnip salad, quinoa and roasted sesame seeds for dinner, as a single dish, but you can also present it as a meal entree, or as a side dish, for example of grilled breasts. Instead of dressing it, you can also serve the dressing separately in a sauce boat, in this way each diner serves the amount that he considers appropriate.

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