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Green Quinoa Dish

Ingredients (serves 4)

250g quinoa

500ml boiling water of veg stock

1 tsp cumin

100g spinach leaves

Half red onion (finely chopped)

3 spring onions (finely sliced)

1 green chilli (finely sliced)

50g pumpkin seeds

Pinch of salt

For the dressing:

25g mint

25g basil

3 tbsp tahini

Juice of 1 lime

80ml olive oil

Salt and pepper


Rinse and drain the quinoa and place into a pan with the boiling water/stock. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil, then turn down and simmer with the lid on for approx. 12 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed.

In a frying pan dry roast the cumin for 1 minute, then add with the spinach to the freshly cooked quinoa. Stir until the spinach starts to wilt.

Add the onions, chilli and pumpkin seeds to the mix and stir.

Add all the dressing ingredients to a blender and blitz.

Mix everything together and serve.


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