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

Method

  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.

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  • Sounds very interesting.

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  • 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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  • this looks really fantastic

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  • Simple and looks delicious; thanks for sharing!.

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

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  • Nice and healthy, good for summer.

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  • 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

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

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

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