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Quinoa salad with fresh cheese


Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 3 small white onions
  • 1 lime
  • 2 sprigs of mint
  • A few pink radishes
  • 150 g of a mixture of quinoa
  • 2 tbsp. squash seeds
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted pistachios
  • 2 tbsp. pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp. brown sesame seeds
  • 200 g of fresh goat cheese
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon of argan oil
  • the juice of an orange
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Preparation : 20 min -Cooking : 13 min - Rest : 1h30

- Peel the small onions and slice them.

- Wash and brush the lime, take its zest and juice.

- Wash the mint, dry it and chop it.

- Wash and cut the radishes into thin slices.

- In a saucepan, bring water to the boil, salt and cook the quinoa for 13 minutes. Off the heat, let the grains swell for 2 minutes, then drain them. Let cool.

- Pour the well-drained quinoa into a bowl, add the chopped onions, chopped mint, radish rings, lime juice and its zest.

Cover with cling film and let stand in the fridge for about 1h30.

- In a mortar, crush the pumpkin seeds, unsalted pistachios, pine nuts and brown sesame seeds. Prepare goat cheese balls and roll them on a plate with the mixture of crushed seeds.

- Season the quinoa salad with argan oil, orange juice, salt and pepper. Arrange in cups or small plates, garnish with cheese balls coated with seeds and serve immediately.


Recipe: A. Beauvais - Photo: C. Herl├ędan

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