Black badger pea, bacon, sundried tomato and quinoa salad

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April 29, 2015

Black badger peas are very northern and yet go amazingly well with Peruvian quinoa.

Directions

Fry your bacon until crispy

Add a bowl toss together your peas, bacon, tomatoes and quinoa

Add the lemon zest and juice and stir through

Add the balsamic and stir through, check for seasoning, remember that the bacon will add saltyness

Fold in the basil leaves

Serve on top of your choice of salad leaves and drizzle with a little oil

Top with some sprouts/cress/micro leaves if you are using

Ingredients

150g Black badger peas, soaked and cooked per instructions

150g smoked streaky bacon chopped into pieces

6-8 sundried tomatoes in oil cut into strips

150g quinoa – cooked according to instructions

Zest and juice of 1 lemon

1 ½ tbsp. balsamic vinegar

Seasoning

Small handful of basils leaves roughly torn

Salad leaves and extra virgin olive oil to serve

Sprouts/Cress/Micro leaves (optional)

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