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Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Rating
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(794 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Fusion

This simple, wholesome freekeh salad marries soft mild goats' cheese with roast red onion 'petals', apricots, toasted cashews and fresh basil. A tumble of goodness.

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Fusion

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Red-onion
1 red onion
Diced Apricots2
50g diced apricots †
basil 3.18
10g basil
goats' cheese 3.18
125g soft goats' cheese †
freekeh
130g freekeh †
Cashew-nuts
1 bag of cashew nuts †
Red-wine-vinegar
2 tbsp red wine vinegar †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red onion
  • 50g diced apricots<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 10g basil
  • 125g soft goats' cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g freekeh<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 bag of cashew nuts (25g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 red wine vinegar sachet (30ml)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 958 kJ
228 kcal
2156 kJ
512 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
9.3 g
4.6 g
20.9 g
10.3 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
25.6 g
6.9 g
57.5 g
15.6 g
Fibre 4.4 g 9.8 g
Protein 11.8 g 26.6 g
Salt 0.36 g 0.81 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red onion
red onion
50g diced apricots
apricots (97%), rice flour, preservative: sulphur dioxide (sulphites)
10g basil
basil (100%)
125g soft goats' cheese
pasteurised goat milk, salt, potassium sorbate, cultures, vegetarian rennet
130g freekeh
freekeh-green wheat grain (gluten)
1 bag of cashew nuts (25g)
cashew (nut) 100%. May contain peanut, sesame & other nuts
1 red wine vinegar sachet (30ml)
red wine vinegar, preservative: sulphur dioxide (sulphites)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites, milk, gluten, nut)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Rinse the freekeh, then add it to a pot with 500ml [1L] water and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 20 min or until tender but with a slight bite

2 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Chop the red onion[s] into wedges, keeping the peel on

Place on a baking tray and sprinkle with a pinch of salt

Place the tray in the oven for 25 min or until they are tender

3 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Meanwhile, add the cashew nuts to a separate baking dish

Put it in the oven for 6 min or until the nuts have turned a darker golden colour

Once golden, remove them from the oven and leave them to cool

4 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Meanwhile, add the diced apricots to a large mixing bowl with the red wine vinegar and 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil (preferably extra virgin)

Season generously with salt and pepper, mix well and set aside – this is your apricot dressing

5 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Once the freekeh is tender, drain it and allow to steam dry in a sieve for a few min

6 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Once the onions are tender, remove them from the oven and set aside to cool slightly

Meanwhile, chop the basil finely, including the stalks

Chop the cooled cashew nuts coarsely 

7 Freekeh, Goats' Cheese & Apricot Salad

Remove the roots and skins from the cooled onion and separate them into ‘petals

Add the drained freekeh to the apricot dressing, along with the chopped cashews, basil and onion petals 

Mix gently and taste for seasoning, adding more salt and pepper if needed – this is your mixed freekeh salad

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Serve the mixed freekeh salad with the soft goats' cheese broken into bite-sized pieces over the top

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