Our Recipes

Find some of our favourite quinoa recipes below.


Recipes — Vegan

Bowl of Indian style Quinoa, pickled onions, greens and marinated sumac tempeh

Sumac Tempeh Kebab Bowl & Quick Pickled Onion

This is a Mindful Chef x Quinola collaboration recipe. Add flavour to your plate fast with curry-spiced tempeh, Indian-style quinola and fragrant aubergine mezze. Add in black olives, fresh tomatoes and pickled onion and you’ve got a Middle Eastern-inspired feast that’s ready in minutes. Serves 2.

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Quinoa Stew in pot on napkin

Peruvian Quinoa Stew

Ingredients½ cup quinoa 80% pearl and 20% black quinoa mix1 cup water2 cups chopped onions2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed1 tablespoons vegetable oil1 celery stalk, chopped1 carrot, cut on the diagonal into ¼-inch thick slices1 bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces1 cup cubed zucchini1 cup of aubergine2 cups undrained chopped fresh or canned tomatoes1 cup water or vegetable stock2 teaspoons ground cumin½ teaspoon chili powder, or more to taste1 teaspoon ground corianderPinch of cayenne, or more to taste2 teaspoons fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oreganoSalt, to tasteChopped coriander MethodPlace quinoa and water in a pot (covered) and cook covered...

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Bowl of quinoa with sweetcorn and black beans

Tex Mex Quinoa

Ingredients200g white Quinoa2 Tomatoes2 Tomatoes1 Onion50g of Red Beans50g of Red Beans50g of Red BeansTex mex spices (either ready mixed or a mix of: chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, cumin, onion powder)Salt & pepper Method  Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Add the 200g of Pearl Quinoa and let it cook for 12 minutes.Whilst the quinoa is cooking, peel and chop the carrots. Add to the quinoa that is cooking.Wash and cut the tomato into small cubes.Chop onion and fry in a pan with a dash of olive oil.Once onion soft, add corn, diced...

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Pan of quinoa and mushrooms

Mushroom Supreme

Ingredients200g Quinola, uncooked or ready cooked saved in fridge Array of mushrooms 2 medium onions, finely chopped espresso cup of chopped parsley, garlic to taste Cooking oil of your choiceolive, sunflower, walnut, peanut, etc Method Boil quinoa if starting from scratch, in lightly salted water for an appropriate time depending on colour.Add chicken bouillon cube if wished. Meanwhile, lightly sauté onions and mushrooms in oil of your choice, seasoning to taste.Drain Quinoa and add to sauté pan (or, if using already cooked Quinola, add that instead).When thoroughly heated, add parsley and garlic, stir for further 2 minutes. Serve with a...

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