Salad With PESTO DRESSING!!
• By Faizan Khan
Nutritional Value Of This Recipe
00:30 Minutes 770 kcal
Ingredients for Salad With PESTO DRESSING!!
- › Chicken - 100 grams - Cut into cubes
- › Almonds - 5g
- › Walnuts - 5g
- › Cashews - 7g
- › Parmesan cheese - 20g
- › Mushrooms - 100g
- › Red, yellow, green bell pepper - 100g
- › Lettuce - 200g
- › Olive oil - 20g
- › Quinoa - 50g
- › Salt, pepper, garlic - 2-3 cloves, ginger garlic paste
- › Basil - 1 cup
- › Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
1. To make the dressing, in a blender add the basil, along with the nuts, garlic and tablespoon of lemon juice.
2. Coarsely blend it, add parmesan cheese along with little olive oil and blend it again.
3. Transfer it to a bowl and add the remaining olive oil while mixing it well so that the olive oil mixes in with the rest of the sauce.
4. Next add some salt and pepper to taste, now the beautiful pesto sauce is ready!
5. Next step is to chop the veggies according to your need.
6. For the chicken, marinate it in 1 TSP ginger garlic paste, salt and some pepper, cook it on a non stick pan.
7. While the chicken is cooking for about 1-2 mins add the mushrooms to the pan and the bell pepper too (if you prefer then a little sauted).
8. Cook until the mushrooms release some water and the chicken is done.
9. For the quinoa, put it in a vessel with some water and 1 tsp salt and boil it for about 15 minutes
10. Now all your delicious ingredients are ready! Time to put them together!
11. If you want to click a picture for Instagram and tag me @fitcheffaizan then let me show you how to layer it, on one side of the bowl add the chicken, next to it the bell peppers (save some to put on top), next to it the mushrooms, the remaining would be lettuce, quinoa goes in the middle, topped with some beautiful looking pesto dressing!
12. And viola! Your Instagram ready salad is done!
13. Enjoy your delicious salad!
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