Recipe: Quinoa Rice Salad with Edamame

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Fresh, crunchy and very easy to prepare, this salad with quinoa and fresh edamame is both beautiful and tasty. Recipe by Nicole Weisswange, Lila Karotte

Ingredients

Salad:

  • 1 cup of red quinoa (150 g cooked), 200 g brown rice (cooked)
  • 150 g edamame
  • 2 carrots (approx. 180 g), 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Parsley

Dressing:

  • 4 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Some lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. Rinse the quinoa with water and cook with the rice (with double the amount of water). Cook the edamame in salted water for about 5-10 minutes until soft. Let the cooked quinoa and rice cool down, then peel and add the cooked edamame. Finely grate the carrots.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the dressing, then mix in the chopped onion, garlic clove and parsley. The salad can be eaten warm or cold.