How to Make My Favourite Quinoa Salad!

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How to Make My Favourite Quinoa Salad! Recipe
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Cook quinoa with 1.5 cups water and pinch salt. See my how to cook quinoa guide for more info!

Cook quinoa with 1.5 cups water and pinch salt. See my how to cook quinoa guide for more info!

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Once the quinoa's cooking time is done put peas on top and lid on for it's resting time of 10 mins. This will defrost the peas and cool down the quinoa at the same time!

Once the quinoa's cooking time is done put peas on top and lid on for it's resting time of 10 mins. This will defrost the peas and cool down the quinoa at the same time!

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Chop tomatoes

Chop tomatoes

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Cut avocado in half

Cut avocado in half

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Follow the knife around the stone. Then twist the 2 halves apart.

Follow the knife around the stone. Then twist the 2 halves apart.

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Like so

Like so

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Tap the knife firmly into the stone.

Tap the knife firmly into the stone.

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Twist the knife, which will dislodge the stone. Remove

Twist the knife, which will dislodge the stone. Remove

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Cut the flesh of your avocado in diagonal lines! Mind your hand! Don't cut through the skin of the avocado!

Cut the flesh of your avocado in diagonal lines! Mind your hand! Don't cut through the skin of the avocado!

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Cut more lines cross ways

Cut more lines cross ways

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Using a spoon follow the skin of the avocado to remove the flesh

Using a spoon follow the skin of the avocado to remove the flesh

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Move the spoon all the way round to loosen all the avocado

Move the spoon all the way round to loosen all the avocado

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Poor into a large bowl with the cucumber and tomato!

Poor into a large bowl with the cucumber and tomato!

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Mix the peas through the quinoa

Mix the peas through the quinoa

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Cut the cucumber lengthways 1/3 down

Cut the cucumber lengthways 1/3 down

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Make another cut  to 1/3 of the way down

Make another cut to 1/3 of the way down

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One more! If its a big cucumber you may want more cuts! Depends what size you like your dice!

One more! If its a big cucumber you may want more cuts! Depends what size you like your dice!

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Chop!

Chop!

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Add to bowl

Add to bowl

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Add juice of 1 lemon

Add juice of 1 lemon

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Add a good drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper

Add a good drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper

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Add quinoa and peas

Add quinoa and peas

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Stir gently, taste and check your happy with the seasoning

Stir gently, taste and check your happy with the seasoning

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Enjoy warm now or cold later! :-) make an extra big batch and take it to work for a packed lunch!

Enjoy warm now or cold later! :-) make an extra big batch and take it to work for a packed lunch!

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You can add what ever you like to this really! I like adding frozen spinach too! Let me know how you get on! :-)

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