Lemon, Mint and Parsley Quinoa Salad
Servings
6serves
Servings
6serves
Ingredients
  • 3/4cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1.5cups water
  • 200g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumberpeeled and diced
  • 6tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemonjuiced and zested, plus extra to serve
  • 1/2tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2cup chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2cup chopped mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa under running water.
  2. Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan and add the quinoa.
  3. Turn down to a low simmer and cook for around 15 minutes, or until the water has all been absorbed. Set aside to cool for 30 minutes.
  4. Make the dressing by combining the olive oil, lemon, cumin and cinnamon.
  5. Place the quinoa into your salad bowl and add the tomatoes and cucumber.
  6. Drizzle over the dressing, season to taste, and then stir through the chopped herbs.
  7. Chill for 30 minutes before serving with lemon wedges.
Recipe Notes

250 calories per serve

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Lemon, Mint and Parsley Quinoa Salad
Lemon, Mint and Parsley Quinoa Salad
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber peeled and diced
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested, plus extra to serve
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1.5 cups water
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber peeled and diced
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced and zested, plus extra to serve
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon, Mint and Parsley Quinoa Salad
Instructions
  1. Rinse quinoa under running water.
  2. Bring the water to a boil in a small saucepan and add the quinoa.
  3. Turn down to a low simmer and cook for around 15 minutes, or until the water has all been absorbed. Set aside to cool for 30 minutes.
  4. Make the dressing by combining the olive oil, lemon, cumin and cinnamon.
  5. Place the quinoa into your salad bowl and add the tomatoes and cucumber.
  6. Drizzle over the dressing, season to taste, and then stir through the chopped herbs.
  7. Chill for 30 minutes before serving with lemon wedges.
Recipe Notes

250 calories per serve