Quinoa and tomato salad with pomegranate

Be inspired by seasonal ingredients, bright colours and bold flavours with this sensational salad.
 
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Recipe from: 11 December 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 9 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 60
    g
    quinoa
  • 400
    g
    mixed baby tomatoes, halved
  • half a red onion, finely diced
  • 4
    fresh gherkins or mini cucumbers, halved or quartered lengthways
  • 30
    ml
    freshly chopped mint
  • fresh pomegranate seeds
  • DRESSING:
  • 1
    clove garlic, crushed
  • 15
    ml
    lemon juice
  • 10
    ml
    red wine vinegar
  • 1
    ml
    ground allspice
  • 25
    ml
    pomegranate molasses (or use honey)
  • 40
    ml
    olive oil
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Cover the quinoa with boiling water and simmer for 8-9 minutes until tender. Drain, rinse with cold water, drain again and set aside.

Mix the garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, allspice, molasses and olive oil together.

Toss the quinoa, tomatoes, onion, gherkins, mint and pomegranate seeds together. Pour the dressing over and toss to coat gently.

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