How to make Red Quinoa Salad -

A super duper protein rich healthy salad for the weight watchers

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Red quinoa , Edamame

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Red Quinoa Salad

Red Quinoa Salad Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

  • Red quinoa , cooked 1 cup

  • Edamame , boiled 1/2 cup

  • Corn kernels , boiled 1/2 cup

  • Cherry tomatoes , quartered 6-8

  • Pecan nuts , toasted 8-10

  • Lollo rosso lettuce leaves a few

  • Feta cheese as required

  • Dressing

  • Black grapes 12-15

  • Brown sugar 1 tablespoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Malt vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

To prepare dressing, heat a non-stick pan, add black grapes and brown sugar, mix and cook for 1 minute. Mash the mixture and mix well. Add salt, mix and cook till the mixture reduces slightly and turns pulpy. Transfer into a bowl and cool.

Step 2

Take red quinoa in a mixing bowl, and edamame, corn kernels, cherry tomatoes, pecan nuts and 3-4 torn lollo rosso lettuce leaves and mix well.

Step 3

Add crushed peppercorns, malt vinegar and oil to the dressing and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer the salad onto a serving platter. Put some feta cheese and drizzle some dressing on top and serve immediately.

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