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ROASTED WINTER VEGETABLE, COUSCOUS, ROCKET, SPINACH AND PISTACHIO SALAD

Directions

Slice each onion into 8 wedges. 

Peel the carrots, and squash.  Remove the seeds from the squash. 

Cut the carrots, squash and kumara into equal sized pieces.  

Slice the beets in half and set aside. 

Place the vegetables onto a lined baking tray. In a bowl combine the olive oil, oregano, and Honey. Drizzle the mixture over the vegetables and mix to coat the vegetables. Season with salt and pepper. 

Bake in the oven at 180 degrees. Bake for 30 -35 minutes until tender.  

At 25 minutes remove the tray from the oven and add the beets. Bake for a further 10 minutes. 

Pour the couscous into a large bowl. Add the lemon zest and mix through. Pour in the boiling vegetable stock and mix through. Cover the bowl with a plate and set aside for 10 minutes. Remove the plate and fluff up the couscous with a fork.  

To make the dressing combine the lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. 

Add the roasted vegetables, mint and dressing into the couscous and mix to combine.  Add the spinach and rocket and mix through gently.  

Transfer to a serving bowl and sprinkle the chopped pistachios on top. 

Season with salt and pepper. 

Featured Products
Pure'n Ezy Beetroot

PURE’N EZY BEETROOT

Pure and simple with nothing added, our beetroot is 100% grown, packaged, and perfectly cooked here in New Zealand.

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LeaderBrand runs its own independently verified food safety programme.

The programme incorporates internationally recognised standards of agricultural production, product safety, traceability and record-keeping.

Serving size: 125 g Avg Quantity per serving Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  257 kJ 206 kJ
Protein 2.8 g 2.2 g
Fat, total 0.2 g 0.1 g
– saturated 0.03 g 0.02 g
Carbohydrate 12 g 9.6 g
– sugars 10.4 g 8.3 g
Dietary fibre 3.0 g 2.4 g
Sodium 72 mg 58 mg
Folate 76 µg (38% RDI*) 61 µg
Niacin (vitamin B3) 1.1 mg (11% RDI*) 0.8 mg
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg (25% RDI*) 0.3 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

WILD ROCKET

Peppery, nutty and full of flavour. Try tossing this zingy leaf through your favourite salad, add to a pizza or mix through pasta to amp up the taste.

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Servings per package: 2.5

Serving Size:40 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100g
Energy  38 kJ 95 g
Protein 1.3 g 3.2 g
Fat, Total 0.2 g 0.5 g
– saturated <0.1 g <0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.1 g 0.2 g
– sugars 0.1 g 0.2 g
Dietary Fibre 0.9 g 2.3 g
Sodium 5 mg 13 mg
Vitamin A 89 ug (12% RDI*) 222 ug

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

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*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

BABY SPINACH

Creamy, smooth, and very nutritious! Toss through another salad, add a handful to a smoothie or cook with many other dishes.

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Servings per package: 3

Serving size: 40 g

Avg Quantity per serve Avg Quantity per 100 g
Energy  32 kJ 81 kJ
Protein 1.2 g 3.0 g
Fat, Total 0.1 g 0.3 g
– saturated <0.1 g <0.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.0 g 0.0 g
– sugars 0.0 g 0.0 g
Dietary Fibre 1.0 g 2.4 g
Sodium 7 mg 17 mg
Folate 88 ug (44% RDI*) 220 ug
Vitamin A  113 ug (15% RDI*) 283 ug

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

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LeaderBrand Buttercup Squash

SQUASH

Our squash’s unique chestnut flavour and vibrant colour enhances any meal. Use it in delicious soups, pastas, and pies, or bake it into moist cakes and breads.

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Serving Size: 80g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy  252.8 kJ 316.0 kJ
Protein 1.3 g 1.6 g
Fat, total 0.3 g 0.4 g
– saturated 0.1 g 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 11.7 g 14.6 g
– sugars 3.2 g 4.0 g
Dietary fibre 2.6 g (9% RDI*) 3.2 g
Sodium 0.0 mg 0.0 mg
Folate 37 µg (18% RDI*) 46 µg
Potassium 352 mg 440 mg
Vitamin A 157 µg (21% RDI*) 196 µg
Vitamin E 1.68 mg (17% RDI*) 2.1 mg

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 14th Edition 2021

Quantities stated above are averages only

*Recommended Daily Intake (NZ Adult)

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Ingredients
  • ½ LeaderBrand Squash (200g)
  • 1 250g packet LeaderBrand PURE’N EZY Beetroot
  • 2 red onions 
  • 2 carrots  
  • 1 kumara/sweet potato (300g)    
  • 2 tbsp oil 
  • 1 tbsp honey  
  • ½ tsp oregano  
  • Salt  
  • Pepper 

Couscous 

  • 1.5 cups couscous  
  • 2 cups vegetable stock  
  • zest 1 lemon 

Salad 

  • 60g LeaderBrand Wild Rocket  
  • 60g LeaderBrand Baby Spinach  
  • ½ cup mint leaves  
  • 35g pistachio  

Dressing  

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice  
  • 1 tbsp olive oil  
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