Quinoa Salad with Barberries & Nuts

Vegetarian
Vegan
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Health score
49%
Quinoa Salad with Barberries & Nuts
30 min.
4
459kcal

Suggestions

Ingredients

  • 300 quinoa 
  • 1.5 liters water boiling
  • tsp salt 
  • tbsp olive oil extra-virgin (not , it will overpower other flavours)
  • 50 barberries 
  • tbsp slivered almonds 
  • tbsp pistachios 
  • 30 cilantro leaves chopped
  • sprigs mint leaves chopped

Equipment

  • sauce pan
  • pot
  • sieve

Directions

  1. Put the quinoa in a sieve and rinse under running water.
  2. Drain.
  3. Pour the boiling water over quinoa in a medium saucepan.
  4. Add salt, stir well and cook over medium-low heat until quinoa is cooked through but still has a bite in the center.
  5. Drain in a sieve.Pick over the barberries, rinse in a sieve and dry on kitchen paper.While the quinoa is cooking, heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a saucepan over medium heat and lightly toast the almond slivers.
  6. Add the slivered pistachios, then the rest of the oil and the rinsed barberries. Cook briefly until the barberries are shiny and a little puffed.Save a tablespoon of the barberry and nut mix and a tablespoon of the chopped herbs for garnishing the finished dish.
  7. Mix all of the remaining nut and barberry mix, herbs and quinoa. Return to the pot and place on low heat. Cover with a lid and cook for ten minutes or until completely heated through and steam is rising. Turn into a serving dish and fluff with a fork.
  8. Add a little extra olive oil and a twist of black pepper if you wish.
  9. Sprinkle the quinoa with the rest of the berry-nut mix and chopped herbs and serve on its own as a main dish or as a side dish.

Nutrition Facts

Calories459kcal
Protein12.17%
Fat36.34%
Carbs51.49%

Properties

Glycemic Index
15
Glycemic Load
0.23
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
22.454782608696%

Flavonoids

Cyanidin
0.52mg
Catechin
0.26mg
Epigallocatechin
0.34mg
Epicatechin
0.09mg
Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.02mg
Eriodictyol
0.26mg
Hesperetin
0.08mg
Naringenin
0.04mg
Apigenin
0.05mg
Luteolin
0.1mg
Isorhamnetin
0.26mg
Kaempferol
0.04mg
Quercetin
4.06mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:458.61kcal
22.93%
Fat:18.73g
28.81%
Saturated Fat:2.09g
13.04%
Carbohydrates:59.7g
19.9%
Net Carbohydrates:52.54g
19.11%
Sugar:0.79g
0.88%
Cholesterol:0mg
0%
Sodium:607.83mg
26.43%
Protein:14.11g
28.22%
Manganese:1.84mg
92.03%
Magnesium:185.6mg
46.4%
Phosphorus:413.37mg
41.34%
Vitamin E:5.67mg
37.81%
Folate:149.82µg
37.45%
Copper:0.67mg
33.7%
Fiber:7.16g
28.63%
Vitamin K:27.46µg
26.16%
Iron:4.16mg
23.11%
Vitamin B6:0.45mg
22.74%
Vitamin B1:0.33mg
21.92%
Vitamin B2:0.37mg
21.92%
Zinc:2.8mg
18.7%
Potassium:577.52mg
16.5%
Vitamin A:564.12IU
11.28%
Selenium:7.12µg
10.17%
Calcium:84.62mg
8.46%
Vitamin B3:1.65mg
8.23%
Vitamin B5:0.69mg
6.91%
Vitamin C:2.47mg
3%