Quinoa Christmas Salad

Prep time: 20 mins

Cook time: 10 mins

Serves: 6



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


  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.

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