One Bowl Quinoa Goodness

SERVES: 1-2 
PREPARATION TIME: 5 min

COOKING TIME: 10 min.  
STANDING TIME: 5 min.
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: Easy  
COST: Low 

 

INGREDIENTS

  • ¾ cup mixed or white quinoa, rinsed in a fine sieve under cold water
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1/3 cup frozen podded edamame or peas
  • 1 small zucchini, very thinly sliced or shredded
  • ½ avocado, cut into wedges
  • 40g feta, crumbled
  • ¼ lemon
  • Extra Virgin olive oil
Optional extras:
  • Toasted seeds, a sprinkle of sumac or some chopped chives, mint, coriander or parsley

METHOD

  1. Combine rinsed quinoa with water in a Micro Healthy Delight. Add cover and microwave on high/100%/900 watts for 10 minutes. Halfway through cooking time, add the edamame. Remove from microwave after the 10 minutes and stand covered for 5 minutes. Remove, cover, fluff with a fork and cool slightly. 
  2. Add the zucchini, avocado wedges, feta, squeeze over lemon and drizzle with oil. Season well with salt and pepper. For a true one pan mess free meal eat straight from the Micro Healthy Delight!