Quinoa Christmas Salad


Quinoa Christmas Salad

Prep Time:

20 mins

Cook Time:

10 mins



  • 1 cup ‘the NZ Quinoa co.” quinoa
  • 2 cup chicken stock (or water)
  • 1 lime (zest and juice)
  • ½ red onion, finely sliced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 100 grams halloumi, sliced
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup edamame beans, cooked
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves, sliced
Cooking Instructions
  1. In a large pot place the quinoa, cover with the stock (or water), bring to the boil and simmer for 7-10 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl cover, the onion with the lime juice set the zest aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan and cook the halloumi slices till golden on both sides, drain, slice into chunks and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine the cooked quinoa, onion, halloumi, pomegranate seeds, edamame beans, mint and lime zest. Mix to combine and season to taste with salt and pepper.