Tri-colour Mozzarella Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of quinoa
  • 2 small cucumbers, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 cup fennel, chopped
  • 1 cup of Fresh Mozzarella or Bocconcini cheese
  • 1 tbsp pepitas
  • large basil leaves
  • 2 tsp mustard
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Method

  • Place quinoa in a sauce pan with 1 1/2 cups of water. Bring to boil and cook until the quinoa has absorbed the liquid and has softened.
  • Once cooked, set aside to cool.
  • Combine cucumbers, avocado, tomatoes, red onion,fennel and Mozzarella (white) in bowl.
  • Add quinoa to the mixture and top with pepitas and basil leaves.
  • Whisk oil, vinegar and mustard together with salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing over the salad and serve.