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Spiced quinoa with almonds & feta

Spiced quinoa with almonds & feta

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Use quinoa instead of couscous to make a delicious gluten-free salad

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal404
fat19g
saturates4g
carbs44g
sugars6g
fibre1g
protein17g
low insalt0.68g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 300g quinoa , rinsed
  • 50g toasted flaked almonds
  • 100g feta cheese , crumbled
  • handful parsley , roughly chopped
  • juice ½ lemon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the spices, then fry for a min or so until fragrant. Add the quinoa, then fry for a further min until you can hear gentle popping sounds. Stir in 600ml boiling water, then gently simmer for 10-15 mins until the water has evaporated and the quinoa grains have a white ‘halo’ around them. Allow to cool slightly, then stir through the other ingredients. Serve warm or cold.

RECIPE TIPS
QUINOA

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa), a small South American grain with a delicate, nutty flavour, looks a little like couscous.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2009

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