Chia Teff Salad with Lemon Scallion Dressing
Recipe type: Appetizer
Prep time: 
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Serves: 4
 
Gluten-Free and Vegan
Ingredients
  • 1 large yellow summer squash , cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 2 cups cooked teff (gluten-free grain)
  • 1 cup steamed spinach
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ½ medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. ground chia seeds
  • 1 large head Bibb lettuce
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish, if desired
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine squash, teff, spinach, scallions and onion.
  2. In a separate small bowl, whisk lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, lemon zest, olive oil, chia seeds, sea salt and pepper.
  3. Pour chia seed dressing over squash mixture; gently toss to combine.
  4. Carefully break apart pieces of Bibb lettuce and place into serving dishes. Portion teff mixture on top. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired.
  5. Enjoy.
Notes
Servings: 18 Serving Size: ½ cup Calories: 102 g • Fat: 2.2 g • Protein: 3.6 g • Carb: 18.1 g • Fiber: 2.4 g • Sugar: 0.2 g • Sodium: 53.9 mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2012/08/27/chia-teff-salad-with-lemon-scallion-dressing/