Quinoa Summer Salad
Serves: 4-6 as a side
  • 200g quinoa
  • 1 litre water
  • sea salt and pepper
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • Seeds of 1 pomegranate
  • ½ cucumber, diced
  • 200g feta cheese, cubed
  • Handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • Handful mint leaves, chopped
  • ½ lemon, juice
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 50g pistachios, chopped
  1. Rinse the quinoa well, then place in a pan with a litre of water and a pinch of salt. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15 minutes until cooked. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the cooled quinoa with the spring onions, pomegranate seeds, cucumber, feta, chopped parsley and mint. Season with salt and pepper. Squeeze the lemon over the salad along with several generous glugs of extra virgin olive oil. Stir to combine, top with the chopped pistachios and serve.
Recipe by The Foodie's Way at http://thefoodiesway.co.uk/quinoa-summer-salad/