Blackened mackeral with red quinoa, roast broccoli, sweet potato and edamame

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Serves 4.

1/2 avocado
2 tsp honey
2 lemons
1 head of broccoli
1 large sweet potato
50g sun blush tomatoes
100g spinach
1 pomegranate
4 fresh mackerel fillets (defrost in the fridge overnight if using frozen)
50g edamame beans
100g red quinoa
1/2 bunch of flat leaf parsley
50ml olive oil

Adults need around 2000Kcal/8400kJ a day
Typical values per portion: Energy 2167kJ/518Kcal

  1. Start by making your dressing. In a blender put the avocado, honey and juice from one of the lemons. Blitz until smooth before gradually adding the oil until emulsified. Season to taste.

  2. Bring a pan of water to the boil before adding the quinoa and cooking for 9 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry.

  3. Preheat the oven to as hot as it will go (anything between 220°C and 240°C is ideal). Cut the broccoli down into florets. Dice the sweet potato into 2cm pieces. Dress both with 2 tsp oil. Roast in the oven until they are beginning to blacken (around 10 mins).

  4. Halve the pomegranate and tap with a wooden spoon to remove the seeds. Roughly pick the parsley. Combine all of the salad ingredients in a bowl and lightly dress with the avocado dressing.

  5. Lightly score the skin on your mackerel fillets, and season. Place under a hot grill until the skin is beginning to blacken and the fish is cooked through.

  6. Finish with the juice from the remaining lemon.

  7. Serve a portion of the salad topped with the grilled mackerel.