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Quinoa Salad with Courgette and Carrot



6 portion(s)

Quinoa Salad

  • 250 g quinoa
  • 20 g olive oil
  • 700 g water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube, (for 0.5 l)
  • 450 g courgettes, cut in pieces
  • 300 g carrots, cut in pieces


  • 1 clove garlic
  • 30 g mixed fresh herbs, (e.g. basil, parsley, coriander)
  • 40 g lemon juice
  • 20 g vinegar, (e.g. apple cider vinegar)
  • 50 g olive oil
  • 2 tsp fine sea salt
  • 3/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp sugar

Recipe's preparation

    Quinoa Salad
  1. Place quinoa and oil in mixing bowl then sauté 3 min/Varoma/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 1.
  2. Add water and stock cube then cook 22 min/90°C/Counter-clockwise operation/speed Gentle stir setting. Transfer quinoa to a fine sieve and leave to drain, then transfer to a serving bowl and set aside.
  3. Place courgettes and carrots in mixing bowl then chop 5 sec/speed 4.5. Add chopped vegetables to drained quinoa and stir through with spatula.
  4. Dressing
  5. Place garlic and herbs in mixing bowl then chop 3 sec/speed 8. Scrape down sides of mixing bowl with spatula.
  6. Add lemon juice, vinegar, oil, salt, pepper and sugar then mix 5 sec/speed 4. Transfer to bowl with quinoa and mix wellwith spatula. Leave to chill in fridge for 1 hour.
  7. Serve chilled.

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A perfect dish to prepare in advance for lunches during the week, or a great buffet piece to accompany meats and/or leafy green salads.

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  • Quick and easy to prepare, it’s refreshing and...

    Submitted by nat_ld on 11. November 2017 - 12:43.

    Quick and easy to prepare, it’s refreshing and can be served with a variety of foods. It’s handy to have in the fridge, I’ll probably make it again.

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