How to Cook Turnip Tops and Leek Quinoa

Quick and healthy quinoa recipe, this is great for a light and tasty lunch!

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How to Cook Turnip Tops and Leek Quinoa Recipe
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Start by rinsing the quinoa with cold water. I like to use a mix of red and white quinoa, with some burglar wheat added to it. Cook it in some salted boiling water for 15min.

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In the meantime chop the carrot and add it to a pan with some olive oil and a splash of water

In the meantime chop the carrot and add it to a pan with some olive oil and a splash of water

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3
Chop the leek and add it to the pan as the water dries. Sauté for 5 minutes under medium heat

Chop the leek and add it to the pan as the water dries. Sauté for 5 minutes under medium heat

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Take the turnip sprouts and trim just the very tops, the most tender part. Keep the rest, it is great for a vegetable stock.

Take the turnip sprouts and trim just the very tops, the most tender part. Keep the rest, it is great for a vegetable stock.

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When the leek becomes translucent add the turnip sprouts to the pan and some more oil, sauté for 5 minutes

When the leek becomes translucent add the turnip sprouts to the pan and some more oil, sauté for 5 minutes

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Chop cashews and walnuts coarsely

Chop cashews and walnuts coarsely

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Add them to the pan and sauté for few minutes. Season to taste

Add them to the pan and sauté for few minutes. Season to taste

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Then add the drained quinoa mix and sauté well to mix evenly all the ingredients

Then add the drained quinoa mix and sauté well to mix evenly all the ingredients

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

Ingredients

200 Grams Turnip Tops 
100 Grams Quinoa 
1 Carrot 
1 Leek 
Salt 
Pepper 
Olive oil 
50 Grams Cashews 
50 Grams Walnuts 
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