My third day on diet and I make the ” Exotic quinoa salad again and I will make several times more because is so easy to make, full of nutrients and delicious, enjoy…


Exotic quinoa salad by katyarichkitchen

 serves 4

For the salad

For the dressing

  1.  Rinse quinoa several times until water is transparent.
  2.  Put the  water in a saucepan, add 1 tsp of cumin powder, a bit  of salt , quinoa, bring to the boil then reduce the heat, cover it and simmer for abound 10-15 ms, or until cooked. Remove from the heat, strain all the liquids and reserve.
  3.  Meanwhile, cut the red and green pepper, cucumber and tomatoes into small cubes.
  4.  Chopped the onions and fresh mint.
  5.  Place all the ingredients in bowl, and the reserved quinoa.
  6.  Whisk in the oil with juice of 1 lemon, salt and pepper to taste. Add the dressing to the salad and toss to coat and chill before serving decorated with watercress.

Tip: to serve as main course, add a canned tuna drained and flake, or serve with a grilled turkey or chicken breast.