20 min   4 portions   difficulty

Quinoa salad


Step 1

Rinse the quinoa to prevent a bitter taste. Cook the quinoa according to instructions. Let cool down.

Step 2

Roast the pine nuts in a non-stick grill pan on a high temperature. Leave to cool. 

Step 3

Use the same grill pan to prepare the zucchini. Leave to cool. 

Step 4

Wash the tomatoes and cut in half.

Step 5

When cooled down, cut the zucchini in ribbons

Step 6

Mix vegetables, pine nuts, feta and quinoa in a large bowl

Step 7

Wash the lime and grate the zest. Mix the ingredients for the dressing (start with the juice of half a lime, add more juice if desired) and add to the salad.

Step 8

Sprinkle the salad with zest of lime and fresh herbs. Add salt and pepper to taste.


  • 100 g quinoa
  • 150 g crumbled feta cheese
  • Pine nuts to taste
  • 1 zucchini
  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons fresh herbs: oregano, mint, basil,…
  • Dressing
  • 1 lime
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

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