Herby apricot quinoa

Herby apricot quinoa

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Cooking time

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Bring some South American flavour to the table with this fruity side dish

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
327
protein
10g
carbs
36g
fat
17g
saturates
2g
fibre
2g
sugar
11g
salt
0.04g

Ingredients

  • 200g quinoa
  • about 8-10 dried apricots
  • zest 1 lemon and half the juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • large handful each flat-leaf parsley and mint, roughly chopped
  • 50g toasted pine nuts

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Method

  1. Cook quinoa following the pack instructions, then drain if there is any excess liquid. Meanwhile, pour some boiling water over the apricots in a bowl to plump them up.
  2. Tip the cooked quinoa into a bowl and stir in the lemon zest, juice and olive oil with some seasoning. Drain the apricots, roughly chop, and stir into the quinoa along with the herbs. Scatter with pine nuts and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2010

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