Get your health fix with this delicious Supergrain Salad recipe

Published Sunday, Oct 5 2014, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
We all need a good dosage of healthy food sometimes and this salad is the perfect option when you want that fresh food fix.

Created by head chef Emma Blackmore of London's Pod it's one of several new autumn recipes designed to keep your energy levels up and the boost your immune system ahead of winter.

Dubbed the supergrain salad, this piles in the likes of uber trendy quinoa, freekeh and chia seeds for a meal that's packed with nutrients and antioxidants. While peas, onions and avocado are blended into the mix, which is then doused in a zesty lemon dressing. Yum!

Supergrain salad

© Pod


  • 60g cooked black quinoa or black lentils
  • 50g cooked peas
  • 80g cooked freekeh
  • 5g spring onions – sliced thinly
  • 30g green cabbage - shredded
  • 5g chopped flat parsley
  • 25g baby spinach
  • 50g diced avocado
  • 2g pumpkin seeds
  • 1g chia seeds
  • 8g pomegranate seeds
  • Lemon dressing of your choice


1 Toss the black quinoa, peas, freakeh, spring onions,green cabbage, parsley together and place into a bowl.

2 Scatter over the spinach and avocado.

3 Scatter the pumpkin and chia seeds over the avocado.

4 Then scatter over the pomegranate.

5 Finish by pouring over the lemon dressing.

Nutrition Information

Serves 1

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