Whole Grain Recipes


Tangy Quinoa Salad

Tangy Quinoa Salad, Ken Jones

Ken Jones

Recipes don't get much simpler than this. You can vary the vegetables according to what you have on hand.


1/2 cup (100g) of quinoa
1 cup (100ml) water
1 stalk spring onions
1 red pepper
1/4 cucumber - sliced
1/2 cup (200ml) orange juice
1 teaspoon lime juice
1 Tablespoon balsamic syrup
Pinch of salt


1. Cook the quinoa in the water for about 15 minutes. Let cool. This can be done ahead.

2. Prepare the vegetables and combine well with the cooled quinoa.

3. Mix juices, syrup and salt together.

4. Combine the juice mixture with the Quinoa mix and serve.

Recipe courtesy of Ken Jones, author of The Quinoa Cookbook.

Nutrition facts per serving: Calories: 110 , Total Fat: 1.5 g, (Saturated Fat: 0 g), Sodium: 10 mg, Carbohydrate: 22 g, Fiber: 2 g, Protein: 4 g.

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