Nutritious Quinoa Salad

This nutritious quinoa recipe is high in protein and offers a healthier, gluten free alternative to cous cous and other grains.

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Preperation

5 minutes

Cooking Time

20 minutes

Makes

Serves 4

Good For

Quinoa is a very nutritious grain; high in protein and we would recommend you consume this at least once a week.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup of quinoa per person, to one cup water
  • 1-2 tsp of Marigold Organic Bouillon
  • 1-2 carrots, grated
  • Handful of fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • Handful of almonds, roughly chopped
  • Dash of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Optional extra ingredients for salad: chopped cucumber, tomatoes, fruits, asparagus, red onion, spring onion etc.

METHOD

  1. Rinse and drain quinoa before use.
  2. Place the quinoa in a pan and cover with the water.
  3. Add the Bouillon to the water.
  4. Cover with a lid and simmer for approximately 20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile dry toast some almonds in a frying pan for 5 minutes.
  6. Mix all the ingredients together with a dash of Extra virgin olive oil and add any other extra toppings.

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