Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Salad


  • 120g mixed white, red & black quinoa seeds
  • 150ml water
  • 200g peeled & cubed sweet potato
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 70g small broccoli florets
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Leaves from 4 sprigs of thyme
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper



  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper


  1. Place the quinoa and water into the steaming container, sealing with the plastic lid. Set the timer for 25 minutes, secure the glass lid and press start.
  2. Place the cubed sweet potato scattered with the cumin seeds into the steaming colander and with 10 minutes remaining on the timer, place onto the tray next to the quinoa. Secure the glass lid and continue to steam.
  3. With 5 minutes remaining on the timer scatter the broccoli over the steaming sweet potato.
  4. Whilst the ingredients are steaming whisk the dressing ingredients together.
  5. In a bowl, toss all the steamed ingredients together along with the cherry tomatoes and thyme leaves. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. 6.Drizzle the quinoa salad with the dressing and serve.