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Creamy Quinoa and Courgette Salad

Creamy Quinoa and Courgette Salad

This Quinoa and Courgette salad feels creamy and indulgent but is a light accompaniment to any meal!

  • Serves 2

  • 10 Minutes

  • 2 pans

  • Proficient

Suitable for gluten-free and vegetarians

Quinoa Red & White


  • 1 x 250g pouch of Merchant Gourmet Simply Cooked Red & White Quinoa
  • 25g bunch of spinach
  • 2 medium courgettes
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 heaped tbsp freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 30g of thinly sliced baby radishes
  • Zest and juice of a lemon (3 tablespoons juice)
  • 100g of crème fraiche
  • tsp of wholegrain mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


1. First make the courgette noodles. Slice both ends off the courgettes and run them through the Spiralizer on the spaghetti blade

2. In a large bowl mix together the crème fraiche, Parmesan cheese, lemon, wholegrain mustard, salt, pepper and quinoa

3. Once combined, mix in the courgette noodles and sliced baby radishes then serve as a side of plate accompaniment

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