Cranberry, apricot and pecan nut Express Quinoa Boxing Day salad


For a deliciously quick and healthy accompaniment to the Christmas leftovers on Boxing Day, why not try vibrant, ready-to-eat pearl and red Express Quinoa from Quinola with apricots, cranberries and pecan nuts – high in protein, calcium and iron and perfect with a spoonful of cranberry jelly.


c1 packet pearl and red Express Quinoa

3 tbsp cranberries

3 tbsp dried apricots

3 tbsp pecan nuts

1 tbsp olive oil

1 medium onion, diced

4 rashers bacon, chopped

1 tbsp fresh marjoram, chopped

6 sage leaves, chopped

6 sage leaves, chopped


Preheat the oven to 180°C.Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan, add the onion and bacon, and sauté until the onions are soft. Set aside to cool. Mix together the Express Quinoa, cranberries, apricots, pecan nuts, onion and bacon and the remaining ingredients. Season to taste.