Lamb and Avocado Quinoa Salad


Waitrose have kindly shared some amazing recipes with us and so for the next few weeks we will have some delicious meals for you to make at home!

Lamb and avocado quinoa salad
Serves 4
* A Gluten Free courtesy of Waitrose
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Prep Time
5 min
Prep Time
5 min
  1. 200g Waitrose organic quinoa
  2. 1 orange, zest and juice
  3. 1 tsp essential Waitrose pure clear honey
  4. 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  5. 1 essential Waitrose baby avocado, stoned and peeled
  6. 1 tsp ground cumin
  7. 1 tsp ground coriander
  8. 1 pack essential Waitrose lamb leg steaks, about 240g
  9. small handful mint leaves
  1. Cook the quinoa in boiling water according to the instructions on the packet; tip into a large serving bowl and stir in the orange zest, juice, honey and oil. Cut the avocado into slices and toss into the quinoa.
  2. Combine the spices and rub onto the lamb steaks with some seasoning. Drizzle lightly with oil and griddle over a high heat for 3–4 minutes on each side until beautifully charred. Serve alongside the quinoa salad with a scattering of mint leaves.
Adapted from Waitrose
Adapted from Waitrose
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