Pretty in Pink Salad with Quinoa ()
A beetroot salad with complete proteins coming from the quinoa.
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Time
15minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20minutes
Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Prepare the quinoa: put it to a fine mesh strainer, rinse it under running cold water rubbing the seeds with each other with your fingers (for at least 1 minute) and drain well. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pot over a medium heat and fry the drained quinoa for about 1 minute till the rest of water evaporates. Add water, 0.25 tsp salt and bring to boil. Lower the heat and covered for approx. 15 minutes. Take it out from the heat and let it rest covered for 5 minutes more. Fluff the quinoa with a fork. The quinoa has to be dry, in case there is still some water left, transfer it to a strainer and let it drain completely.
  2. While you wait for the quinoa to cook, combine the onion and lemon juice and let it marinate for a few minutes.
  3. Combine all the ingredients, add salt and pepper according to your taste and stir gently.

Pretty in Pink Salad with Quinoa (vegan)

A vegan beetroot salad with complete proteins coming from the quinoa.
how to cook beetroot. An example of cooked beetroot.
Servings 4 people
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Prepare the quinoa: put it to a fine mesh strainer, rinse it under running cold water rubbing the seeds with each other with your fingers (for at least 1 minute) and drain well. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a pot over a medium heat and fry the drained quinoa for about 1 minute till the rest of water evaporates. Add water, 0.25 tsp salt and bring to boil. Lower the heat and cook covered for approx. 15 minutes. Take it out from the heat and let it rest covered for 5 minutes more. Fluff the quinoa with a fork. The quinoa has to be dry, in case there is still some water left, transfer it to a strainer and let it drain completely.
  2. While you wait for the quinoa to cook, combine the onion and lemon juice and let it marinate for a few minutes.
  3. Combine all the ingredients, add salt and pepper according to your taste and stir gently.

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