Pulse daily DIY recipe teaches prospective chefs how to prepare healthy, Ghanaian dishes in a simple way.
butternut squash, chopped into small chunks
Olive oil or rapeseed oil
Thin-stemmed broccoli, cut into small pieces
Coriander, leaves picked and chopped
Mint, leaves picked and chopped
Spring onions, finely sliced on an angle
Pistachios, roughly chopped
Coriander, leaves picked
Honey or maple syrup
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6 and line a baking tray with parchment.
Tip the butternut squash onto the tray, drizzle with 2 tsp oil and season well.
Roast for 20 mins, then push the squash to one end of the tray, add the broccoli to the other end and drizzle with 1 tsp oil. Season and roast for 10 mins more.
Meanwhile, make the dressing. Put all the ingredients in the small bowl of a food processor, add 1 tbsp water and a pinch of salt.
Blitz to make a loose dressing, adding a little more water if necessary.
Squeeze the pouch of quinoa to separate the grains, then tip into a large bowl. Add the herbs, spring onions, pomegranate seeds and pistachios.
Add the remaining 1 tbsp oil, season and toss everything together. Add the roasted veg too.
Divide the salad between two plates and drizzle over the dressing. Halve the avocado and remove the stone, then slide a dessertspoon between the skin and flesh to remove it in one piece.
Place on a chopping board, rounded side up, and thinly slice. Squeeze over the lemon juice, then slide a knife underneath and lift half the avocado onto each salad.
Top with the sprouts and grind over a little pepper, if you like.