Quinoa Salad with Almonds, Feta and Mint

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This is an herby quinoa salad. It’s very easy to make and makes a great packed lunch. This recipe serves 4.


2 cups of quinoa

200gr feta, chopped or crumbled

75gr slivered almonds, toasted

3 shallots, chopped and cooked with olive oil till translucent

Zest of one lime or lemon

1 cucumber, sliced

1/3 cup of raisins

¼ cup chopped mint

¼ cup chopped parsley

For the Vinaigrette:

Juice of one lime or lemon

¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup white vinegar

2 tablespoons of honey

1 teaspoon of mustard




First cook the quinoa. Rinse it under cold water and then boil for 13 minutes. Drain and set aside.

Cook the shallots over medium heat with a tablespoon of olive oil until they become translucent.

For the Vinaigrette, just put all the ingredients in jar and give it a good shake until it emulsifies.

Place the quinoa with the shallots and the rest of the ingredients in a big bowl. Add the vinaigrette, mix it all through and serve.


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