I love this quinoa salad ♥
It tastes amazing, is healthy & fits perfectly with almost everything – It is best with light meat & fish 🙂
Have you ever tasted quinoa?
Quinoa is a great replacement for rice and it is also great in salads 🙂
Yield: 4 persons
- 5 dl quinoa
- 1 big bundle of parsley
- 1 big red onion
- 1 lemon
- 75 grams of spinach
- 1 bundle of scallions
- 250 – 500 grams of cherry tomatoes
How to make it:
- Prepare the quinoa as described on the package
- wash all of the vegetables
- Chop the parsley finely
- Peel & dice the onion finely
- Slice the scallions
- Slice the tomatoes, into thin & round bits
- Put all the vegetables in a big bowl
- Add the cooked quinoa
- Cut the lemon in half and add lemon juice to the salad. When the right amount is added, mix it all together
- Take the spinach (2 – 3 tmes). 1 big handfull & make it to a ball in your hand. Chop the spinach roughly
- Add it to the bowl & mix it all together
Health info about the ingredients in this dish
I love quinoa ♥
Did you know that quinoa is related to rice & beets? Weird, ha? 🙂
Quinoa is a seed from a plant, that can be cooked & eaten like rice.
Quinoa contains a bit more fat than rice, but they also contains lots of fibers & proteins 🙂
- Vitamin-B (Lots of vitamin-B6)
- No gluten
Tomatoes are super healthy & can be stored for a long time in your kitchen.
Tomatoes also contains few calories – So just eat up! 😉
Tomatoes contains the antioxidant ‘Lycopene’
Lycopene is strengthen your immune system .. Lycopene is fat-soluble, which means that you absorb it must better if you eat the tomatoes together with some fatty food.
You also increase the absorption with 25 – 40% if you cook the tomatoes in some kind of way (Can tomatoes & tomato puré also works dine here).
Tomatoes also contains:
More dishes with tomatoes:
⇒ Pork chops with tomato/paprika cream sauce
⇒ Bacon cheese burger
⇒ Chicken burger
⇒ Beautiful & colourfull salad
⇒ Poached salmon with oven roasted greenies & fluid greenies
⇒ Easy & fast pasta dish
⇒ Pasta with tomato sauce & oven roasted cocktail tomatoes
⇒ Oven roasted cocktail tomatoes
⇒ Tomato & chicken soup
⇒ Tomato soup
⇒ Tomato sauce
⇒ Roasted rye bread with mashed avocado, tomato & fried egg
Spinach .. So yummy!
I use spinach in both cold & warm food – Salad, sandwiches, simmerfood etc.
Soinach is so healthy & so delicious ♥
I love salads that actually has taste in it and that contains good vitamins & minerals.
That’s why I never do iceberg. Wow, that is really the most boring salad ever!!
- Vitamin-K (lots of it)
- Iron (lots of it)
More dishes with spinach
Parsley is so good & it is very very healthy (And … It can be used against garlic breath – Very important!! 😉 This is because of the chlorophyll in the parsley)
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