Summer fruit quinoa salad

Summer fruit quinoa salad

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Jazz up this good-for-you grain with some stone fruits like apricots, peaches and nectarines- add a little mint and parsley for colour and flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal236
  • fat15g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars8g
  • fibre2g
  • protein6g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 100g quinoa

    Quinoa

    keen-wah

    Tiny, bead-shaped, with a slightly bitter flavour and firm texture, quinoa may not be a…

  • 3 peach or nectarines, or 6 apricots, diced

    Peach

    pee-ch

    Sweet, juicy and fragrant, peaches are one of the most beautiful fruit around. Around the size…

  • 50g toasted hazelnut, roughly chopped

    Hazelnut

    hay-zl-nut

    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

  • handful mint, roughly chopped

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • handful parsley, roughly chopped

    Parsley

    par-slee

    One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

Method

  1. Put the quinoa in a medium saucepan and cover with 300ml water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 mins or until the quinoa is tender. Drain off any excess liquid and set aside to cool.

  2. Add the fruit, hazelnuts, herbs and seasoning to the cooled quinoa.

  3. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon zest and juice. Pour over the salad and mix thoroughly.

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