Quinoa and Nectarine Salad

This salad is filled with fresh and yummy fruits and vegetables, utilising some of the best of summer stone fruit. If you can get your hands on some Damona feta that is the perfect addition to this dish adding a creamy, cheesy quality which balances well with the bright fruit. Or you could really impress your guests and have a go at making some almond feta yourself.

Quinoa and Nectarine Salad

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup Quinoa Flakes cook according to packet instructions
  • 2 medium nectarines sliced
  • ½ red onion sliced
  • 1 small red capsicum sliced
  • 1 small Lebanese cucumber halved and sliced
  • 1 handful parsley roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry balsamic * and mix with a little olive oil and sugar.
  • Salt tot taste
  • ¼ cup Almond Feta
  • pepper to taste


  • Cook the quinoa following the absorption method, when cooked separate with a fork and allow to cool.
  • When cooled toss all ingredients together, except the almond feta, and season. Top with almond feta and serve.


*If you can’t get your hands on raspberry balsamic look for a white balsamic
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Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish, Snack, Special Occasion - Christmas
Keyword balsamic, capsicum, cucumber, nectarine, onion, Quinoa
Allergy Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Legume Free, Nut Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Paleo, Raw, Vegan
Author: Kate Parker

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About the Author: Kate Parker

Kate Parker is a high school teacher, social media editor and passionate vegan foodie. Kate writes for her own blog Newcastle Vegan Guide as well as contributing to The Wholefood Collective. She loves showing how varied, creative and healthy, plant-based eating can be, and has taken every opportunity given to her in her 10 years of veganism to show off her cooking prowess. Kate has catered events large and small, ensuring that food provided is cruelty free and gentle on the planet.

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