Watermelon avocado savoury granola salad

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Serves 2
4 - 6 People
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Beginner

Ingredients

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon cut into small chunks 
  • 1 cup diced strawberries 
  • 1/2 cup diced cucumber slices 
  • 1-1/2 cup shelled edamame
  • baby spinach 
  • rocket leaves 
  • medium ripe avocado, diced 
  • fresh herbs
  • vegan feta or mozarella 

Dressing 

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce 
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil 
  • 2-3 tbsp balsamic vinegar or rice wine vinegar or lime juice 
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp lime or lemon zest 
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • salt and pepper to taste 

Savoury Granola: store-bought from babylonstoren 

Homemade version 

  • 1 cup rolled or quick oats 
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds 
  • 1-2 tbsp almond flour 
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil 
  • 1/4 cup raw honey 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin 
  • 1/2 tsp ground coraindre
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • pinch of salt 

Method

  1. If you’re making your own granola, add the oats & seeds to a pan and toast on medium heat until fragrant, add the spices and toast a bit more before adding in the coconut oil and honey.
  2. Lastly add the salt, removing it from the heat to cool while you make the salad. 
  3. Wash and pat dry the salad leaves and layer at the bottom of the salad, add the diced watermelon pieces, sliced strawberry, cucumber, edamame, and avocado. 
  4. Mix the salad dressing well and then drizzle over the salad before serving with a few tbsp of the granola, and some fresh herbs like basil and mint. 
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