Refreshing red quinoa salad with peas, beans and herbs

refreshing red quinoa salad

Serves 2 comfortably, or up to 4 people as a side.




  1. Bring a medium saucepan of water to a boil. Add the quinoa and cook for 11 minutes.
  2. Drain quinoa in a fine sieve, rinse with cold water and set aside, so it dries a little.
  3. Once the quinoa is finely drained transfer it to a large plate or bowl, add the remaining ingredients and stir.
  4. Season with salt and pepper, according to your taste, and serve.


Store leftover salad in an airtight container in the fridge.

You can use canned beans (rinsed under water) and frozen peas (cooked until tender).

Red quinoa gives this salad a lovely color, but use regular white quinoa (which needs about 2 minutes less cooking) if that is what you have on hand. They taste the same.

Adapted from Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi.

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