Blueberry, Lime & Quinoa Salad
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
This gorgeous salad is bejeweled with English blueberries tossed in honey and lime.
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Ingredients you'll need
  • A 75g bag of quinoa
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • A large handful of watercress
  • 1 cucumber
  • A 125g punnet of blueberries
From your kitchen
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Rinse your quinoa. Set a pan over medium heat. Put in the quinoa with a pinch of salt. Toast a second. Add water to cover 1 cm. Put a lid on.

  • 2.

    Cook over low heat for 15 mins or till all the water is absorbed. Take off the heat. Let it steam a further 5 mins, lid on.

  • 3.

    Zest and juice your lime. Mix with the honey. That’s your dressing done. Spoon half of it through the quinoa once cooked. Season to taste.

  • 4.

    Peel your cucumber. Toss the ribbons of peel with the watercress and the remaining dressing.

  • 5.

    Finely dice the rest of the cucumber. Fold it through the quinoa.

  • 6.

    Gently mix the quinoa with the watercress and cucumber ribbons. Pile onto plates. Scatter the blueberries over the top.