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Quinoa Salad

  • difficulty

    easy

  • serves

    1

  • cooks in

    30 to 45 mins

  • calories

    348 per serving

Ingredients

  • 45g quinoa
  • 1/2 lime
  • 200ml of water
  • 1/3 iceberg lettuce, cut into size pieces of your choice
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1/4 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 30g mixed nuts
  • 1 tomato, cubed
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Add the quinoa and 200ml of water in a saucepan, squeeze over the juice of half a lime, then bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed, remove from the heat.
  2. You can do this the night before to save time, simply leave the quinoa to cool before covering and placing in the fridge for the next day.

  3. Place the lettuce leaves in a bowl along with all of the remaining ingredients apart from the linseeds.

  4. Add the quinoa and sprinkle the linseeds on top.  Add salt and pepper to taste.