• Serves 3
  • 25 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 12 Ingredients


A quick quinoa recipe for the warm summer evenings.

Ingredients (serves 3)

  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups water or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 yellow pepper, diced
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts, broken into pieces
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 100 grams feta cheese, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • salt


  1. In a saucepan cook the quinoa in hot water (or vegetable stock) and a pinch of salt, for around 12 minutes. Add the frozen peas and cook for other 2 minutes until the water is absorbed.
  2. In a small jar mix some olive oil, some lemon juice and some salt.
  3. In a big bowl mix the warm quinoa, the dressing and all the other ingredients.
  4. Enjoy!

  • As we add more of these recipes, this will come in handy this summer.


  • Sounds very interesting.


  • Only have two quinoa recipes that have been cooked and recooked in our household. Think I’ll be giving this one a go though now. Looks like a winner.


  • Quinoa rocks! Adore this grain, it is so versatile!


  • This looks amasing, Thankyou :) a great meal to have in the fridge for easy lunch and dinner meals!


  • This looks interesting but I am not a fan of quinoa.


  • Nice and healthy and fresh. Love the sound of this.


  • A healthy recipe for this time of the year! Thanks.


  • this looks really fantastic


  • Simple and looks delicious; thanks for sharing!.


  • I must make this soon. Something different for a change.


  • Nice and healthy, good for summer.


  • I tried quinoa for the first time this week and I’m not yet sure how I feel about it. I think I need to try it again to see if it’s a keeper.

    • I hope you do because it’s really a wonderfood! :-)

      • Yeah I have actually tried it before but will eventually


  • I’m glad you all like it. Success trying it out! :-)


  • This is an awesome recipe ma’am…. love it ! thanku for sharing this..


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