Skin Beauty Avocado Salad

This beauty salad combines many ingredients vital for good skin health including avocado, nuts and leafy greens.
Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Serves: 1
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Australian
Dietary Requirements: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten Free, Pregnancy-Safe

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini sliced into 1/2 cm discs
  • extra-virgin olive oil for brushing
  • 2 tablespoons unhulled tahini
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • water
  • 1 pinch sea salt and black pepper
  • 230 g cooked chickpeas or one tin
  • 2 large handfuls baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 avocado diced
  • 1 small handful almonds soaked in water overnight

Instructions

  • Lightly brush the zucchini slices with olive oil and grill on a pan for a couple of minutes on each side. Set aside.
  • Combine tahini, lemon juice and grated garlic in a small bowl. Add enough water to form a smooth, runny dressing, then season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Place the chickpeas in a bowl and coat them with the tahini dressing.
  • Add the baby spinach leaves, top with diced avocado and the zucchini slices.
  • Stir well to combine.
  • Sprinkle with soaked almonds (or seeds of choice).
Nutrition Facts
Skin Beauty Avocado Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 781 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Fat 51g78%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Sodium 761mg33%
Potassium 2089mg60%
Carbohydrates 67g22%
Fiber 27g113%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 6165IU123%
Vitamin B3 6mg30%
Vitamin C 93mg113%
Vitamin K 319µg304%
Calcium 319mg32%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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