Quinoa pecan salad

Quinoa with cucumber,herbs and nuts.

Recipe from: 11 May 2010
Preparation time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins


  • 500
    quinoa, cooked
  • 250
    pecan nuts, broken in half (pine nuts are also really good)
  • 3
    fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 3
    fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 100
    fresh italian parsely, roughly chopped
  • 3
    green onions, finely slice
  • 2
    fresh red chillies, sliced
  • 1
    english cucumber, cubed into small cubes
  • 3
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1
    lemon zest
  • 4
    extra virgin olive oil
  • Malden sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Servings: Change Serving


Combine quinoa with cucumber and all the herbs and the nuts.

In a separate bowl whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice and pour over quinoa.

Gently toss this dressing over making sure that everything is well mixed.

Check and correct seasoning.

Chill for at least 20 minutes before serving to let the flavors blend.

Toss again before serving, and taste to see if more salt and pepper is needed.


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