Quinoa garden

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Ingredients (serves 2)

  • 170gr. black quinoa
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 red salad leaf
  • 2 finochio stalks
  • 10 clovers
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 3 pansy flowers
  • a handful of bean sprouts
  • a handful of dill
  • 3tbsp olive oil
  • 3tbsp lemon juice
  • 1tsp turmeric powder
  • 1tsp cumin powder
  • salt and pepper


  1. Wash the quinoa thoroughly.
  2. In a pot, combine the quinoa with water and salt. Bring to boil, lower the heat and let it cook for about 20 minutes. Drain it.
  3. Add the turmeric and cumin and toss well.
  4. While quinoa is cooking, prepare your greens and sauce. Cut the carrot and finochio. Mix together the olive oil, lemon, salt and pepper.
  5. Divide the quinoa in 2 large plates and decorate with your greens and flowers. 


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2 thoughts on “Quinoa garden

  1. This is truly a pretty garden… so pretty in fact, that I would dare not eat it! But so delicious-looking that I know I would!!

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