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           20 min               Easy                6


Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruits

Quinoa Salad with Dried Fruits





¼ cup of pomegranate

½ an avocado

Handful of fresh mint


¼ cup of pistachio

¼ cup of plain almond

¼ cup of dried fig

¼ cup of dried apricot

¼ cup of raison

¼ cup of sun flower seeds

Pasta and Grains

1 cup of quinoa

Oils and Vinegars

Extra version of olive oil

Sesame oil

Baking and Spices

¼ tsp black pepper, ground

¼ tsp salt


How to make it:

  • In a boiling water pot, steam the quinoa for 10 minutes and then set aside

  • Finely chop the pistachio, almond, dried fig, dried apricot, raison and sun flower seeds. Sautee them with sesame oil for few minutes and set aside.

  • Mix the above with the quinoa, place in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the pomegranate, avocado and fresh mint on top and serve.




By Rama Atiya

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