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Deliciously spiced Quinoa Salad with Feta & Almonds

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Quinoa Salad with Feta & Almonds

This easy recipe takes only 30 minutes to make. It works great as a packed lunch for work or school. You can also serve it as a side dish with spicy chicken or lamb. This recipe yields 4 servings and is low in cholesterol.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 300g Quinoa, rinsed
  • 600ml boiling Water
  • 50g toasted Almond flakes
  • 100g Feta cheese, crumbled
  • Handful Parsley, roughly chopped
  • ½ lemon, juiced

Method:

  1. In a large frying pan, heat the oil and add the ground coriander and turmeric.
  2. Fry for about 1 minute to release the aromas.
  3. Add the quinoa and fry for another minute. The quinoa will make a light popping sound.
  4. Add the water, turn heat down, and simmer for about 10-15 minutes.
  5. When the water has reduced completely, take off the heat. When the quinoa is cooked, a white halo will be visible around each grain.
  6. Cool slightly.
  7. Add the remaining ingredients and mix through.
  8. You can serve this salad hot or cold.
  9. Enjoy!

Notes: Feel free to be adventurous. Add ingredients like chickpeas, kidney beans, arugula, peppers, chicken or lamb.

Source: Good Food .com

Louise PyperDeliciously spiced Quinoa Salad with Feta & Almonds

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