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Quick curry quinoa

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Make it a side salad or your main meal

From SheKnows Canada
Curry, crunchy vegetables and quinoa come together in a brilliant blend of taste and texture with this quick and easy recipe.

Quinoa curry salad |

Curry quinoa salad

Serving size 6 to 8


  • 1-1/2 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 carrot
  • 1/2 a bell pepper (any colour)
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar



Prepare the quinoa

Bring 3 cups of water to a boil, and add the quinoa. Lower the temperature to simmer, and cover for 12 to 15 minutes or until all the water has evaporated.

Quinoa curry salad | - first step


Prepare the vegetables

Dice the vegetables, and put them aside.

Quinoa curry salad | - second step


Finish the quinoa

Once the quinoa is cooked, place it in a large bowl, and fluff it with a fork.

Quinoa curry salad | - third step


Mix in the other ingredients

Pour in the oil, vinegar and soy sauce, and mix in the curry powder and other dry ingredients.

Quinoa curry salad | - fourth step


Add the vegetables

Toss in the vegetables, and stir thoroughly.

Quinoa curry salad | - fifth step



Enjoy a bowl right away, or better yet, place it in the fridge and serve it chilled.

Quinoa curry salad | - final step

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