Serves : 2-4

370g quinoa (or 1 packet of ready made Merchant Gourmet quinoa)

1 bunch of spring onions, chopped

25g fresh mint

25g fresh basil

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 handful of Lettuce leaves of choice – I use rocket leaves

45g olives

Red pepper

Chopped or grated courgette

120ml lime juice

30ml olive oil

Salt and pepper



  1. Place all of the ingredients in a bowl except the lettuce and olives, and mix together. Place in the fridge for 1 hour to allow the flavours to blend.  When ready to serve add the lettuce and olive oil