Quinoa Pumpkin Salad


2 people | 35 min.


What you need

  • 150gr. white, red and black quinoa
  • 2 slices of a medium pumpkin (or Squash)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • half onion
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp curcuma powder
  • finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tblsp fresh pepper
  • fresh mint
  • walnuts
  • raisin
  • rocket salad
  • Salt, to season



Put a large pot filled with water on the heat. Season the water with salt and cumin seeds. 
When it starts to boil add the quinoa. Cook for 10 min.
In a heavy-based saucepan cook the onion with the oil and 3 spoons of water over a low heat until soft but not browned.
Add the cut pumpkin (small slices) and half glass of water (take it from the quinoa pot). 
Season it with salt, pepper, curcuma and parsley.Cook for 10-15min.
Let it cool for some minutes.
Incorporate pumpkin to the rinsed quinoa and add
fresh chopped mint and parsley, walnuts, raisin, rocket salad and olive oil.


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