• 100 gram quinoa
  • 2 apples
  • Celery (one stalk)
  • Corn salad (one bag)
  • 50 grams almonds (sliced or whole)
  • 150 gram hard Swiss cheese (eg: Emmentaler or Gruyère)

Dressing ingredients

  • 2 tsp mustard
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tsp honey

Author of this recipe

Annelies Blaauwkamer

Annelies Blaauwkamer

Community organisation

So many variations are possible with salads, vegetables and dressings, so I never get bored eating them! Every season has it's own produce that can be used to prepare a new salad.Once in a... Read more

A simple and refreshing healthy quinoa salad with apple and cheese, that is perfect for a light lunch or starter. It's packed with nutrition and provides a delicious dose of whole grains.

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    1. Prepare the quinoa according to package directions.
    2. Thinly slice the apple and cut the celery into small pieces.
    3. Whisk the mustard seeds, olive oil, lemon juice and honey for your dressing then combine with the quinoa, apple and celery.
    4. On your serving plate, place the corn salad leaves and layer with the quinoa, apple and celery mixture. 
    5. Final touches: Top with the tasty grated Swiss cheese and almonds.

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