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Quinoa salad

with lime pesto vinaigrette

Quinoa salad Cook Expert

Preparation : 15 min Resting : -
Cooking : 20 min Equipment :
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Serves 4-6 :
1 red onion, quartered
150 g cherry tomatoes, halved
1 avocado, diced
700 ml hot water
300 g quinoa
½ cucumber, diced
200 g chickpeas, drained
1 cube vegetable stock
basil leaves
8 g chives
8 g basil
2 limes
1 ½ tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp pesto (see recipe)
salt, pepper
1Place the red onion in the metal bowl. Run the EXPERT programme 15 seconds/
speed 13 (without heating). Set the red onion aside.
2Put the hot water, stock cube and quinoa in the metal bowl; run the
EXPERT programme, 20 minutes/speed 1A/110 °C.
3When the quinoa is cooked, remove from the bowl and run it under cold water to
cool and drain. Combine the chickpeas, tomatoes, avocado, cucumber and red
onion with the quinoa. Season with the lime pesto vinaigrette; stir well. Serve
chilled like tabbouleh; garnish with basil leaves.
lime pesto vinaigrette
1Juice the limes, mix the juice with the olive oil, season and add 1 tbsp pesto.
2Wash and finely slice* the chives and basil; mix with the vinaigrette.
© photographs Sandra Mahut
© Hachette Livre (Marabout) 2016


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Joy Kalkman

good healthy recipe I didnt add avacado until I served it ..


This recipe is really good, first time I used the cook expert and it turned out perfect, didn't use the vinaigrette was lovely without it.