Curried Red Quinoa Salad with Peas and Cod | © 2015 |

This Indian-inspired semi-vegetarian salad features red quinoa, a nutrients-packed seed that is harvested from goosefoot plant, green peas and cod fish. It is very easy to make and is naturally gluten free. Quinoa can be replaced with couscous or bulgar here and feel free to use tofu instead of fish if you are a true vegetarian or vegan.

  • 100 g Red quinoa, rinsed
  • 280 ml Water
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger root, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Curry powder
  • 250 g Cod, cubed
  • 150 g Peas, fresh or frozen
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • Heirloom tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Place rinsed red quinoa and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 12 minutes or until the water has evaporated and the quinoa is just tender. Remove from heat and then fluff with a fork.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over low heat and add ginger slices and curry powder. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute just until aromatic.
  3. Add in cubed cod fish and peas, and stir well to coat in the spices. Cook, stirring, for 10 minutes until the fish are cooked and the peas are softened.
  4. Remove from the heat and add in the cooked red quinoa, tomato wedges and toss well to combine. Add the lemon juice and zest and season with salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature. | © 2015 |
 | © 2015 |

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