Quinoa and Tomato Salad

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Quinoa and Tomato Salad
Quinoa and Tomato Salad

Quinoa and Tomato Salad

This beautiful quinoa salad is perfect for lunch or snack. Quinoa is often confused as a grain because it is a great alternative to rice or couscous but actually it is a seed, gluten free and low carb.

Ingredients

  • 150g cooked quinoa
  • x 1 small red onion, chopped
  • x 1 red pepper, deseeded and cubed
  • x 2 small carrots, grated
  • x 1 celery stick, sliced
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
  • Handful of rocket
  • Juice and zest of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of bouillon
  • Flaked almonds
  • Coconut Oil

Method

  1. Heat 1 table spoon of coconut oil in a large frying pan and add the onion, celery and pepper.
  2. Fry for 5-10 minutes until soft and stir in the cooked quinoa.
  3. Fry for a minute more and then remove from the heat.
  4. Add the lemon juice, zest and bouillon and mix well.
  5. Add the cherry tomatoes and grated carrot.
  6. Serve into bowls and top with a handful of rocket and flaked almonds.
K&H Tip
Make ahead or make a big batch as it keeps well in the fridge overnight.

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One Comment on “Quinoa and Tomato Salad”

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    I made this salad and it tasted bloomin’ gorgeous! So easy to put together, it’s definitely my new ‘go to’ meal.
    I’m not a fan of lettuce, so it’s great to find a healthy salad that tastes so indulgent!

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