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Hemp, Pumpkin & Beetroot Salad

Hemp, Pumpkin & Beetroot Salad

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Looking for a vibrant, nutritious salad that's packed with flavour and perfect for the Aussie summer? Look no further than this Hemp-tastic Harmony Salad! Inspired by the colourful bounty of our local farms, it combines the sweetness of roasted pumpkin and beetroot with the earthy goodness of our Margaret River Hemp Seeds.This recipe is a celebration of fresh, seasonal ingredients and the incredible power of hemp.


Why You'll Love This Salad:
  • Flavour Explosion: Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of pumpkin and beetroot, creating a delightful contrast with the earthiness of hemp seeds.
  • Nutrient Powerhouse: This salad is packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and protein, thanks to the combination of vegetables, leafy greens, and hemp seeds.
  • Dietary Friendly: Gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan, this salad caters to a variety of dietary needs without sacrificing taste.

📌 Ingredients

  • 3 cups beetroot, cubed
  • 3 cups pumpkin, cubed
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2-3 handfuls leafy greens (spinach, arugula, kale, parsley - choose your favourite!)
  • 1/2 cup Margaret River Hemp Seeds
  • 1 avocado, optional (for extra creaminess)
For the Mustard Dressing:
  • 1.5 tbsp brown mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 1.5 tbsp lemon juice (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp honey or maple syrup
  • Pinch of sea salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds (for thickening)

📌 Directions

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Toss the cubed pumpkin and beetroot with olive oil, salt, and pepper. Spread them evenly on the prepared baking tray.
  • Roast for approximately 25 minutes, or until tender and slightly golden.
  • While the vegetables roast, prepare the dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together mustard, lemon juice (or apple cider vinegar), honey (or maple syrup), salt, pepper, and chia seeds.
  • Assemble the salad! In a large bowl, combine the roasted vegetables, leafy greens, and hemp seeds.
  • Drizzle with the prepared mustard dressing and toss gently to combine.
  • Top with sliced avocado (optional) and enjoy
  • Feel free to experiment with different types of leafy greens.
  • For extra crunch, you can toast the hemp seeds before adding them to the salad.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Elevate your next summer barbecue or potluck with this delicious and nutritious Hemp-tastic Salad!
Plus, don't forget to explore the range of high-quality hemp products offered by Margaret River Hemp Co. Visit our website to discover how hemp can add a touch of Aussie goodness to your life!