First posted: May 12, 2013

Herbed Quinoa Salad


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Cooks in:        Serves:4

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup frozen baby peas
  • 100g goats cheese, roughly crumbled
  • 1 large avocado, cut into rough cubes
  • 1 Tbsp each of chopped fresh mint, basil and parsley
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar or lemon juice
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Generous pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper

What to do

1. Cook the quinoa according to packet instructions, drain and tip into a serving bowl.

2. Cook your peas for 2 minutes in boiling water, then drain and add to the quinoa.

3. To the quinoa and peas add the crumbled goats cheese and herbs before gently mixing in the dressing ingredients. Check for seasoning and serve.

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