Quickie Quinoa Salad

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It doesn’t matter if you pronounce it qwin-o-ahh, or keen-wha, it’s still going to taste amazing with this delicious recipe. Stir in Orange and Lime with our great tasting mayo to add a zesty twist.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams red quinoa
  • 1 yellow pepper sliced into strips
  • 2 tomatoes skinless, seedless sliced into strips
  • 1 leek stalk thinly sliced
  • 1 fennel bulb thinly sliced
  • 100 ml olive oil
  • 1 pack of basil
  • 1 juice 1/2 lime
  • 1 juice of an orange
  • 1 chilli thinly sliced seeds removed
  • salt black pepper and cardamon powder
  • 4 tablespoons Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise

Nutritional information

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

469kcal

Energy (kJ)

1960kJ

Protein (g)

9.2g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

47.5g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

39.6g

Sugar (g)

2.3g

Fibre (g)

7.9g

Fat (g)

28.5g

Saturated fat (g)

3.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

23.5g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

19.1g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

4.4g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

0mg

Sodium (mg)

70mg

Salt (g)

0.18g

Vitamin A (IU)

999IU

Vitamin C (mg)

101.8mg

Calcium (mg)

91mg

Iron (mg)

3.68mg

Potassium (mg)

766mg

Method

  • 1 1. Take 200 grams of red quinoa, and pour it into a cast iron pan, then dry fry gently before pouring in boiling water. After that, drain and cool the quinoa.
  • 2 2. Take a yellow pepper and dice it finely, then plop two tomatoes into boiling water so you can remove the skins easily. After they have softened, gently peel the skin off.
  • 3 3. Pull the fronds (top leaves) off your fennel bulb, then dice, along with a red onion, a chilli and tear the basil.
  • 4 4. Zest an orange and a lime into some Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise to make the best dressing. Then manually squeeze the orange. Add the chilli, and drizzle over the salad, before mix the whole lot together with your hands.
  • 5 5. Season, serve, and feel exceptionally smug.