A few weeks ago a giant box was delivered to my door steps. The mother of all cooking gear, Le Creuset, sent me a breakfast set that I’ve literally been staring at in my kitchen ever since. New kitchen gear needs to be celebrated (yes I am a total dork when it comes to this) and so I decided to put together a cute little High Tea, Dishtales style! Forget about mini sandwiches and random chocolates. No. I’m a savoury foodie and love combining flavours, so my mission was to pick delicious goodies and a main dish that compliments these summer days! 🙂
Now of course I need the main dish to compliment all the gorgeous colours on the table as well. My Le Creuset gear is about as red as it gets, so I went for a fresh summer bowl with warm colours. The result: an incredibly easy-to-make and very delightful Quinoa Bowl with my favorite veggies (bell pepper, zucchini, red onion and sweet potato) and spices (red paprika powder and – the Persian favorite – turmeric). Some Greek deli goodies and fresh cucumber were served on the side and of course no High Tea is complete without a delicious cup of British tea. 🙂 I’m a big fan of Twinings and thus went for that. Fabulous! 🙂
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Ready to cook a Quinoa Bowl? Here’s the recipe!
- Serving 3-4 bowls
- 1,5 cup quinoa
- 1 zucchini
- 1 bell pepper
- 2 red onions
- a clove of garlic (minced)
- 2 medium sized sweet potatoes
- 200gr turkey breast
- 1 tbsp paprika powder
- 1 tsp turmeric
- coconut oil
- handful of cilantro (coriander)
- Cook the quinoa grains until they split. Drain well.
- Heat up a skillet and on low-medium heat dry bake the quinoa grains (only dry bake, don't burn up!). Set aside to cool down.
- Slice up all veggies as preferred. Slice the turkey breast into thin slices and set aside.
- Heat up some coconut oil and add all spices to the oil. Allow it to soak up the flavors and add the turkey breast slices. Cook for about 5-8 minutes. Then add veggies and stirfry for another 5-8 minutes. This allows the meat to be cooked well and the veggies to still be crispy and fresh.
- Add the quinoa and mix well. Set aside to cool.
- Chop up some fresh cilantro (coriander) and add to the dish. Mix well and serve!
Oh and FYI:
I cut the sweet potatoes into cubes and baked them in my oven (35min - 200 degrees Celcius). You can, however, prepare them as you wish!