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Superfood: Smoked Mackerel and Quinoa Salad

Fabulous quinoa meets lovely mackerel in a definitely good for you salad. It’s scrumptious super and packed with nutrients. It also tastes wonderful and has a nice crunch. A perfect salad for a big lunch to share with your family&friends. Preparation + cooking time: 70 min / Serves 4 We would need: 1 medium sized sweet potato, unpeeled Olive oil 100 g quinoa, dry 300 ml of water 1/2 of vegetable stock cube 1/2 of red onion, finely sliced 1/2 of medium cucumber, sliced into thin rounds (or shaped as half-rounds) 3 handfuls of rocket salad 4 smoked mackerel fillets (you can use smoked salmon if you like) For the dressing: 1 tbp of wholegrain mustard 2 tbp of freshly squeezed lemon juice 5 tbp of olive oil Some salt & pepper DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4/ 350°F/ 180 °C. Pierce sweet potato several times with the tines of a fork. Then place it on a baking sheet lined with foil, drizzle over olive oil and bake until tender, for about 45 minutes. Place the quinoa in …